Indulge in the perfect combination of sweetness and spice with this healthy and easy baked apples recipe with homemade granola and yogurt.
To my “dessert for breakfast” friends, this one’s for you! This healthy easy baked apples recipe with spiced granola and yogurt is perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch treat with friends.
Healthy easy baked apple recipe stuffed with homemade cinnamon granola, a dollop of Greek yogurt and a drizzle of honey. Packed with whole grains, fiber and protein, it’s my healthier twist on apple pie a la mode.
I, Alexandra, am a huge fan of making my own granola. Once you work your way through a few batches, you’ll know that it really couldn’t be easier.
Plus, it’s a great way to control the type and amount of sweetener. Of all the options out there, I tend to opt for natural sweeteners, like honey and maple syrup.
Yes, sugar is sugar, but at least these varieties come with a handful of vitamins and minerals. Every bit counts, right? Plus you can make the granola ahead of time for minimal assemble throughout the week…
These stuffed apples can be made ahead of time, and reheated as needed. Place pre-cooked apple in a baking dish with a tablespoon or two of water in the bottom. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes until apple is heated through.
Then, top as normal. Make a batch of these granola-stuffed breakfast apples for dessert breakfast all week!
Healthy Easy Baked Apple Recipe with Spiced Granola and Yogurt
Pretty tempting, right?! What are your go-to recipes for the fall? Click here for more of our favorite fall recipes or see some perfect pairings below:
- If you’re into seasonal items, this gingersnap pumpkin pie is always a hit and perfectly pretty for the upcoming holidays!
- An autumn fig sangria recipe that’s as easy as it easy pretty to make. Whip up a batch to evening entertaining or weekend parties
- And while this is technically a skillet peach cobbler recipe, you could easily swap them out for apples which would be to die for!
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And in case you’re looking for additional healthy dinner pairing ideas, here are a few of our favorites below —
- Serve these healthy baked apples as a dessert with our healthy turkey chili recipe for dinner
- If you’re serving leftovers you can pair this with a healthy snack idea
- Cozy up with 5 easy flavored popcorn recipes to make at home
- Our Whole30 chicken wraps recipe is the perfect appetizer to a healthy turkey chili
- Have your turkey chili at night and a detox smoothie recipe in the morning
Baked Apples Recipe with Spiced Granola & Yogurt
- Cooking sheet
- 2 cup
- 1 cup
- 1 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- 1/4 tsp
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 4 cored apples
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 tbsp honey and more for drizzling as a garnish
- 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 cup low fat yogurt
For the homemade granola -
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine the rolled oats, walnuts, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, a pinch of salt and brown sugar in a bowl. Make a well in the center, then add in the honey and canola oil. Stir to combine until oats are completely wet and no dry clumps remain.
- Spread on a baking sheet (preferably lined with non-stick parchment paper) and bake for 15 minutes.
- Remove from oven, stir once, then cook another 5-10 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely before touching. The cooling process is what allows clumps to form! Granola will keep in an air-tight container for up to two weeks.
For the stuffed apples -
- Prepare the apples. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place apples, cut side up in a baking dish with sides so the apples don’t fall. Dot apples with butter, then drizzle with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon.
- Pour ¼ cup water into the bottom of the baking dish and cover with foil. Bake until apples are soft, about 35-40 minutes. Uncover and remove from oven, then stuff with prepared spiced granola.
- Bake, uncovered, another 10 minutes to allow granola to be warmed through. Remove from oven and allow to cool at least 5 minutes before placing apples in a bowl. Spoon ½ cup yogurt over each apple, then top with more honey and granola.