Mini Caramel Apple Pies + More Low-Calorie Halloween Dessert Recipes
1/5th of recipe (3 mini pies): 87 calories, 2g total fat (0g sat. fat), 72mg sodium, 16.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 6g sugars, 2g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 2*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 2*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 2*
Cook: 10 minutes
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 1/2 cups finely chopped Granny Smith apples
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)
15 frozen mini phyllo shells (like the kind by Athens)
1 1/2 tbsp. light caramel dip
1/4 oz. (about 1 tbsp.) chopped peanuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium-large microwave-safe bowl, combine cornstarch with 1/4 cup water, and stir to dissolve. Add apples, cinnamon, vanilla extract, sweetener, and salt. Gently stir.
Microwave for 2 1/2 minutes, or until apples have softened, and mixture is thick and gooey.
Place shells on a baking sheet, and bake until lightly browned and crispy, 3 - 5 minutes.
Evenly distribute apple mixture among the baked shells.
In a small microwave-safe bowl, microwave caramel dip for 15 seconds, or until hot.
Drizzle caramel over the shells, and top with peanuts.
MAKES 5 SERVINGS
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