Peanut Butter Stuffed Apples

For the sweetest apples, use Golden or Red Delicious. Wrap each apple in holiday cellophane, and tie with ribbon.

Yield:

Makes 12 stuffed apples (serving size: 1 stuffed apple)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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

Note:

Southern Living Kids Cookbook

August 2008