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Spiced Chocolate Dipped Apples

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Today’s Healthy Kitchen recipe is the perfect fall treat for anyone with a sweet tooth looking for a healthier alternative. The spiced chocolate adds an extra layer of flavors when you bite into the sweet, tart crunch of a yummy Granny Smith.

Ingredients:

2  eachApples
½  cupChocolate chips
¼  teaspoonCloves, ground
¼  teaspoonCinnamon, ground
¼  teaspoonSalt
16 eachWooden skewers

Method:

  • Cut each apple into eighths and skewer each slice onto a wooden skewer.
  • Fill a saucepot about half-way with water. Bring to a boil.
  • In a large stainless steel bowl, add chocolate chips, cloves, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Place the bowl over the boiling water, creating a double-boiler.  (The boiling water should not touch the top bowl.)
  • Stir chocolate constantly until melted.
  • Dip skewered apples into the chocolate mixture.
  • Place dipped apples onto a sheet tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Store in refrigerator until chocolate solidifies.
  • Enjoy your chocolate dipped, spiced treat!

 

Nutrition:  Servings: 4   |   Serving size: ½ of an apple   |   Calories: 190   |   Fat: 8 grams