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Diabetic, Gluten Free & Heart Healthy

When the kids come home looking for a quick after school snack, these peanut butter apple treats will keep them going til dinner. Try different healthy toppings for crunchy, sweet texture and flavor.

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Ingredients

  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • Toasted coconut flakes (optional)
  • Craisins (optional)
  • Chopped almonds (optional)

Preparation

  • Slice the apples into 12 1/4-inch thick slices. With a paring knife, core the apple slices. Sprinkle the cut apple slices with lemon juice.
  • In a small bowl, microwave the chocolate in 20 second intervals. Stir and repeat until melted.
  • In a small bowl, microwave the peanut butter for 30 seconds.
  • Transfer the melted chocolate and the melted peanut butter to two separate resealable plastic bags. Snip the edges of the bags for piping. (Alternatively, use a spatula or spoon to drizzle the melted chocolate and/or peanut butter over the apples.)
  • Place the apple slices on wax paper and drizzle with the chocolate and/or peanut butter and top with your favorite toppings. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 12

Serving size: 1 slice apple

Per Serving: Calories: 85 Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 2mg Carbohydrates: 9g Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g


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Date Last Reviewed: May 5, 2021

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