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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Apple Wedges

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Apple Wedges


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Serves 8 (serving size: 4 wedges)

We make the classic candied apple snack-size by cutting into wedges before drizzling with all the goodies. Not only is the treat easier to eat, but you get more chocolate and peanut butter in each bite. Peanut butter powder adds an intense peanut butter flavor to the white chocolate drizzle; you can find it at most supermarkets. You can also use the powder as part of a breading for baked chicken or fish, stir it into a smoothie for a protein boost, or use as a coating for peanut-flavored truffles.

Ingredients

  • 4 (5-oz.) Granny Smith apples, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 32 (6-in.) wooden skewers
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon powdered peanut butter (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons roasted unsalted peanuts, very finely chopped

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 171
  • Fat 9g
  • Satfat 4g
  • Unsatfat 3g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Est. added sugars 4g
  • Sodium 22mg
  • Calcium 2% DV
  • Potassium 4% DV

How to Make It

Step 1

Skewer apple wedges with wooden skewers; Arrange in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet with skewers facing out.

Step 2

Combine creamy peanut butter, powdered peanut butter, if using, 1/4 teaspoon oil, and white chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until melted, stirring every 10 seconds. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon oil and bittersweet chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until melted, stirring every 10 seconds.

Step 3

Drizzle peanut butter mixture over apple wedges with a teaspoon or fork. Repeat procedure with bittersweet chocolate mixture. Sprinkle evenly with peanuts. Chill 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.


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