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Open-faced applewiches

Set up an assembly line of toppings and go for it! These fun and naturally sweet applewiches are a hit with all ages. They make for the perfect after-school snack, but can be served anytime.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 0 minute
Servings: 4

  • 60 (¼ cup) natural almond or peanut butter or non-nut alternative
  • 75 mL (⅓ cup) 0% fat plain Greek yogurt
  • sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 2 apples, cored and thinly sliced horizontally
  • Optional toppings: sliced almonds, dried fruit, unsweetened shredded coconut, seeds
  1. In a small bowl, combine nut or non-nut butter with Greek yogurt and cinnamon. Stir until combined.
  2. On a clean cutting board, lay the apple slices and spread about 10 mL (2 tsp) of the yogurt/nut butter mix on each. Add toppings of choice!


  • What kid doesn’t like being creative? Little chefs can decorate their own applewiches with their favourite toppings.
  • Substitute the apples with other fruits like pears or peaches.
  • Turn this recipe into one easy to grab on the go by cutting the apples into cubes. Mix apples with all other ingredients and place in a jar or airtight container.
30 minutes or less