Baked Apples


  • 4 apples
  • 1/2 cup raisins, dates, or mixed dried fruits
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup water or apple juice


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds. 
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Spray baking pan with nonstick spray.
  4. Wash, dry, and core apples, leaving them whole. Slice bottoms to sit level.
  5. Combine dried fruits, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Spoon into centers of apples. Pour apple juice or water into the baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 30-40 minutes or until apples are tender, basting occasionally with the water or juice.
  7. Serve warm with low-fat vanilla yogurt, regular or frozen.

Makes 4 apples

Dutch Apple Yogurt Dessert


  • 1/2 cup yogurt, non-fat vanilla
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 Tablespoon raisins
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon nuts


  1. Wash hands thoroughly with warm water and soap.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  4. Eat and enjoy as a snack or as a dessert.
Makes 2 servings. 

Cinnamon Apple Muffins


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar or sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 3 small apples, diced

*Double recipe ingredients to follow along with the video.*


  1. Wash hands thoroughly with warm water and soap.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F and lightly spray muffin pan with cooking spray.
  3. Mix all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, Splenda, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the applesauce, egg and milk.
  5. Pour applesauce mixture into flour mixture and stir until just blended; fold in diced apples.
  6. Spoon mixture into muffin pan and bake for 25 minutes.
Makes 12 muffins
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