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Baked Apples

Baked Apples

AZ Health Zone
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 4


  • Baking dish
  • mixing bowl
  • Knife
  • Oven


  • 4 Granny Smith or Gala apples with skin
  • ¼ cup no sugar added apple juice or apple cider
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • For the cinnamon yogurt topping:
  • cups fat free vanilla yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon honey*
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • * Honey should not be fed to infants less than one year of age


  • Wash hands with soap and warm water. Wash fresh fruit before preparing.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Spray an 8×8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • Core and thinly slice apples. Place apples in a medium bowl and toss with apple juice.
  • Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together in a small bowl. Sprinkle over apples and stir gently until apples are coated.
  • Pour apples into prepared baking dish. Bake 45-50 minutes or until apples are slightly browned at edges and sauce is bubbling.
  • For the cinnamon yogurt topping: Mix yogurt with honey and cinnamon. Store in refrigerator until apples are done baking.
  • Serve ¼ of the warm apple mixture with ¼ of the yogurt topping.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
calories, 300; carbohydrate, 68 g; protein, 8 g; total fat, 0 g; saturated fat, 0 g; trans fat, 0 g; cholesterol, 3 mg; fiber, 5 g; total sugars, 57 g; sodium, 260 mg; calcium, 288 mg; folate, 0 mcg; iron, 0 mgl percent calories from fat, 0%.
Keyword Apple, Cinnamon, Vanilla Low-Fat Yogurt

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