Baked Apples

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Baked Apples
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  • 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:
  • 2½ cups fat free vanilla yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon honey*
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • * Honey should not be fed to infants less than one year of age


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water. Wash fresh fruit before preparing.
  2. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  4. Core and thinly slice apples. Place apples in a medium bowl and toss with apple juice.
  5. Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together in a small bowl. Sprinkle over apples and stir gently until apples are coated.
  6. Pour apples into prepared baking dish. Bake 45-50 minutes or until apples are slightly browned at edges and sauce is bubbling.
  7. For the cinnamon yogurt topping: Mix yogurt with honey and cinnamon. Store in refrigerator until apples are done baking.
  8. 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%.

Recipe adapted from 3-A-Day™.

Makes 4 servings.