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Peanut Butter Stuffed Apples

Prep time 30 mins
Yield Makes 12 stuffed apples (serving size: 1 stuffed apple)
For the sweetest apples, use Golden or Red Delicious. Wrap each apple in holiday cellophane, and tie with ribbon.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 12 small apples, unpeeled
  • 1 cup candy sprinkles, chopped peanuts, or graham cracker crumbs

Nutrition Information

  • calories 407
  • caloriesfromfat 50 %
  • fat 22.8 g
  • satfat 7.2 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 9.7 g
  • carbohydrate 46.3 g
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 207 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small mixing bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Remove cores from apples using an apple corer.

  2. Using a small spoon, pack peanut butter mixture into core of each apple. Dredge open ends in candy sprinkles, chopped peanuts, or graham cracker crumbs. Wrap apples in plastic wrap, and store in refrigerator up to 2 days.

  3. Note: Serve any remaining peanut butter mixture as a spread for apple slices or graham crackers.

Southern Living Kids Cookbook