I have to admit that it feels a little strange to write a recipe post for something as simple as these apple faux-nuts! They literally take 5 minutes to prep and with the endless combinations and permutations of toppings you can let your creativity run loose.
The kiddos also love them, in fact a friend tried them out at her 4 year old’s b-day party and apparently they went wild for them!
To get started all you need is some apples, nut butter (cashew butter and almond butter work well), plus any of your favourite toppings:
- Coconut flakes
- Chocolate chips
- Bee pollen
- Dried fruits
- Chopped Nuts
I should also mention that you may want to purchase an apple corer to make the process of cutting the hole in the centre much easier. Mine only cost me $4 (if you’re in Toronto I got it here) and I’m sure I’ll get plenty of use out of it.
The next step is to slice the apples thinly and use the corer to make a hold in the centre.
Then, pat the apples dry with a paper towel to help the nut butter stick.
Last, sprinkle the toppings to your hearts content and enjoy!