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Healthy Baked Apples Recipe

These healthy low fat baked apples are an easy healthy delicious dessert you can enjoy without guilt.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 4
Calories: 116
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living


  • 2 large apples
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup water or apple juice


  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Cut the apples in half around the middle. Remove the core and seeds with a small spoon or knife. Place the apples in an ovenproof baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon this mixture into the centers of your apple halves. Pour water or apple juice into the baking dish.
  • Bake apples for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the apples are tender when pierced with the tip of a sharp knife.
  • Serve warm with low-fat ice cream, whipped cream or plain or vanilla yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Recipe Notes

Healthy Baked Apples Variations:

These healthy baked apples can be customized too. Feel free to add up to 1/4 cup of other healthy ingredients to the sugar, butter and spices, such as:
  • Chopped dried fruit such as raisins or dried cranberries
  • Chopped nuts such as almonds, pecans or walnuts,
  • Low-fat granola
  • Quick cooking oats
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *3
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *2
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Baked Apples Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 apple)
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g12%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low fat apple dessert, oven baked apples