Recipes

Healthier Apple Recipes You Should Be Making This Fall

Simple, healthy apple recipes for the fall season

Apple picking season is officially underway! When you head to the orchard or local farmers market this season, you’re probably going to come home with lots of apples. And the best way to utilize those apples is to make apple desserts! We created simple, healthier versions of our favorite apple recipes that you and the family will be sure to love. Perfect for small group get-togethers or as a mid-afternoon snack. As they say, an apple a day…

Cinnamon Rose Baked Apples

DifficultyBeginner

Baked apples never looked OR tasted so good! These adorable, healthy treats are perfect for any occasion.

Yields5 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
Ingredients:
 5 apples
 2 tbsp honey
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 3 dashes brown sugar
Directions:
1

Clean apples thoroughly

2

Cut apples in half, core them and slice into thin slices

3

Keep slices together and transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

4

Combine honey, cinnamon, and a dash of brown sugar in a small bowl

5

With a pastry brush, coat the apples with the mixture and add a dash of brown sugar to each apple

6

Bake for 30 minutes at 350°

7

Once cooled, spread the apple slices in a line and roll into a spiral to make a rose

8

Enjoy with low-calorie ice cream, tart crust or simply by itself!

Ingredients

Ingredients:
 5 apples
 2 tbsp honey
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 3 dashes brown sugar

Directions

Directions:
1

Clean apples thoroughly

2

Cut apples in half, core them and slice into thin slices

3

Keep slices together and transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

4

Combine honey, cinnamon, and a dash of brown sugar in a small bowl

5

With a pastry brush, coat the apples with the mixture and add a dash of brown sugar to each apple

6

Bake for 30 minutes at 350°

7

Once cooled, spread the apple slices in a line and roll into a spiral to make a rose

8

Enjoy with low-calorie ice cream, tart crust or simply by itself!

Cinnamon Rose Baked Apples

Healthier “Candy” Apples

DifficultyBeginner

Ditch the artificially coated candy apples from the grocery store and make your own healthier version in just a few steps!

Yields3 Servings
Prep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins
Ingredients
 3 apples
 3 wooden sticks
 1 bag of Crispy Fruit Strawberry
 maple almond butter
 no salt organic peanut butter
 unsweetened sunflower seed spread
Directions:
1

Clean your apples thoroughly

2

Insert wooden stick into each apple

3

Coat each apple with nut butter spread of your choice

4

Sprinkle on desired toppings, such as freeze-dried fruit, seeds, coconut flakes, etc.

5

Enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients
 3 apples
 3 wooden sticks
 1 bag of Crispy Fruit Strawberry
 maple almond butter
 no salt organic peanut butter
 unsweetened sunflower seed spread

Directions

Directions:
1

Clean your apples thoroughly

2

Insert wooden stick into each apple

3

Coat each apple with nut butter spread of your choice

4

Sprinkle on desired toppings, such as freeze-dried fruit, seeds, coconut flakes, etc.

5

Enjoy!

Healthier “Candy” Apples

Air Fryer Cinnamon Apple Fries

Yields3 Servings
Ingredients
 3 apples
 1 tbsp granulated sugar
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 cinnamon avocado oil spray
1

Clean apples thoroughly

2

Cut apples into slices, about 1/2 inch thick

3

In a bowl, toss apple slices with cinnamon and sugar

4

Lightly spray apple slices with cinnamon avocado oil spray and toss until combined

5

Spray air fryer with cooking spray so the apples don't stick

6

Add apples to the air fryer basket

7

Cook at 400°F for 15 minutes or until edges start to brown, tossing the apples every 5 minutes

8

Enjoy immediately

Ingredients

Ingredients
 3 apples
 1 tbsp granulated sugar
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 cinnamon avocado oil spray

Directions

1

Clean apples thoroughly

2

Cut apples into slices, about 1/2 inch thick

3

In a bowl, toss apple slices with cinnamon and sugar

4

Lightly spray apple slices with cinnamon avocado oil spray and toss until combined

5

Spray air fryer with cooking spray so the apples don't stick

6

Add apples to the air fryer basket

7

Cook at 400°F for 15 minutes or until edges start to brown, tossing the apples every 5 minutes

8

Enjoy immediately

Air Fryer Cinnamon Apple Fries

-Gabriella Costantini & Gabriella Diaco