Peanut Butter, Cranberry, and Walnut Apple Slices

Peanut Butter, Cranberry, and Walnut Apple Slices
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Source: The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.

Simple and delicious can go hand-in-hand! You can always tailor this recipe to your liking by substituting a pear for the apple, your favorite nut butter for the peanut butter, and raisins or dried cherries for the cranberries. The most important thing is to stick to the portions listed below.

Find this recipe and more in The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook, by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND


  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 slices
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 slices
  • Amount per serving Calories 140

  • Total Fat 9g
    • Saturated Fat 2.3g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 9g
    • Added Sugars 3g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 150mg
  • Phosphorus 60mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 2 Fat



  • apples (cored and cut into 6 slices each)
    2 med
  • creamy peanut butter
    4 tbsp
  • dried cranberries
    3 tbsp
  • chopped walnuts
    3 tbsp
  • unsweetened coconut flakes
    2 tbsp


  1. Lay the 12 slices of apples on a flat surface. Spread each slice with 1 teaspoon of peanut butter.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the cranberries, walnuts, and coconut flakes.

  3. Evenly sprinkle each apple with about 1 tablespoon of the cranberry mixture.

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    These apple slices are a delicious snack. Recipes like this really help with making your eating habits more healthy due to diabetes. I only made 2 variations to the recipe. I added sliced almonds and used no sugar added peanut butter. This recipe has definitely became one of my snack foods. Thank you for this recipe.