Written by: Sarah Muniz RD, LDN
This recipe is a healthy delight that can be incorporated into a warm breakfast or enjoyed as a healthy dessert! Try it on top of Greek yogurt or oatmeal in the morning, alone as a snack, or even as a light dessert!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Makes: 8 servings
3 pounds firm cooking or baking apples (i.e. Granny Smith, Golden Delicious or Rome Apple)
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Peel the apples and slice in 1/4 inch thick cubes. You should have about 9 cups of chopped apples.
- Place the apples in a 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Add sugar and cinnamon and toss to coat well.
- Cover with the lid and cook until the apples are very tender but not pureed, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours on high or 4 to 4 1/2 hours on low.
- Stir in vanilla extract. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
May keep refrigerated for up to 4 days.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup cooked
Calories: 108, Fat: 0g, Protein: 0g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 2g, Sodium: 0mg
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