Baked Apples and Ice Cream

Note: This recipe is for people following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet. However, this recipe may include ingredients such as dairy or other animal-based products that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.

Here's a sneaky way to increase kids' daily intake of fruit!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple, cored
  • 2 tbsp. raisins
  • 1/2 c. light vanilla ice cream
  • pinch of cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Take a cored apple and cut it in half.
  2. Sprinkle raisins over the apple.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and bake it in the oven for 15 minutes at 350º F (176º C).
  4. Remove the sheet from the oven and put a pinch of cinnamon over each apple half.
  5. Place the ice cream over the apple halves.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 apple with 1/2 cup ice cream

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
236 calories
4 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
50 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
20 mg cholesterol
52 mg sodium
99 mg calcium
1 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Use a variety of dried fruit. Sprinkle chopped nuts over the ice cream.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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