Sweet and Savory Baked Apples

Sweet and Savory Baked Apples
Summary

Serve these Sweet and Savory Baked Apples as a side dish or as an appetizer with whole grain crackers.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1
Appetizers Desserts Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Sides Snacks Vegetarian Kid Friendly
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1
  • Amount per serving Calories 150

  • Total Fat 8g
    • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 290mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 4g
Appetizers Desserts Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Sides Snacks Vegetarian Kid Friendly
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ramekins (5-ounce each)
    6
  • Cooking spray
    1
  • Granny Smith or other tart apple ((medium size), peeled, seeded and diced)
    2
  • Honey Crisp Apples ((medium size), peeled, seeded and diced)
    2
  • melted Smart Balance Light (or no trans fat margarine)
    2 tbsp
  • Splenda Brown Sugar blend
    2 tbsp
  • ground nutmeg
    1/8 tsp
  • salt ((optional))
    1/4 tsp
  • each lite spreadable cheese wedges ((Laughing Cow Lite Swiss Cheese Wedges))
    6
  • slivered almonds
    6 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Place Ramekins on a baking sheet and coat each with cooking spray.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine apples, melted Smart Balance, Splenda Brown Sugar, ground nutmeg and salt. Combine well.

  4. Fill each ramekin about half full of apples. Place one cheese wedge on top of apples and press to spread over the apples. Fill the ramekins with the remaining apples, mounding them over the rim of the ramekin.

  5. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top each ramekin with 1 Tbsp. of slivered almonds. Return to the oven to finish baking.

  6. Bake for 15 more minutes or until apples are bubbling and almonds are toasted. Remove from oven and let cool to just warmer than room temperature and serve. Can also be eaten cold or heated up in the microwave the next day.

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