Apple Pie Parfaits

This healthier alternative to apple pie à la mode offers the same sweet cinnamon and apple flavors with an added crunch.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 21 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 215
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 3.4 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 44.5 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 72 mg
Calcium 50 mg

Ingredients

4 large Red Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks (about 5 1/2 cups)
1 cup water
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 (1.5-ounce) pouches granola snack bars (such as Nature Valley Oats 'N Honey; 4 bars), crumbled
2 cups vanilla-caramel reduced-fat ice cream (such as Edy's Slow Churned Light Caramel Delight)

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat; simmer 15 minutes or until apples are tender and mixture thickens. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla.

2. Spoon 1/4 cup apple mixture into each of 8 (8-ounce) parfait glasses. Top each with 2 tablespoons granola, 1/4 cup ice cream, 1/4 cup apple mixture, and 2 tablespoons granola. Serve immediately.

Note:

Gretchen Brown,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006