7 Easy Apple Desserts Under 250 Calories

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7 Easy Apple Desserts Under 250 Calories

Whether you pick your own or get them at the market, apple season is upon us. With nearly 5 grams of fiber in one medium-sized apple, it’s no surprise they help keep the doctor away. Check out these seven healthy desserts that go beyond traditional apple pie.

1. VEGAN PUMPKIN APPLE MUFFINS | MINIMALIST BAKER

A unique combination of apples and pumpkin puree make these oaty muffins healthy, delicious and prep surprisingly simple. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 muffin each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 122; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 78mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 2g

2. EASY APPLE PIE POPCORN | OH SWEET BASIL

If you’re looking for a low-calorie dessert that requires no more than 10 minutes of prep, this recipe is for you. Whip up an easy Friday night snack with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 116; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 131mg; Carbohydrate: 25g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 2g

3. APPLE CINNAMON OATMEAL COOKIES | SALLY’S BAKING ADDICTION

Chewy, chunky and crispy around the edges, these cookies clock in at just 123 calories each. Add of a drizzle of homemade maple frosting for an extra burst of flavor. Recipe makes 20 servings at 1 cookie each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 123; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 93mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 2g

4. LOW-CARB APPLE FRITTER | I BREATHE I’M HUNGRY

Not often are apple fritters low-carb and gluten-free. Even with the optional cinnamon or caramel toppings, these fritters top out at just 102 calories and only 1 gram of sugar. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 fritter each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 102; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 112mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 2g

5. HEALTHY APPLE CANDY BAR SALAD | CUPCAKES AND KALE CHIPS

Apples and Greek yogurt are topped with peanuts and dark chocolate in this festive riff on the candy apple. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1/2 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 99; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 51mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 3g

6. CARAMELIZED APPLE CIDER HOT FRUIT BAKE | COTTER CRUNCH

This fall dessert appeals to those watching their added-sugar intake. Serve this dessert on its own or with a dollop of vanilla-spiked Greek yogurt for a boost of protein. Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 230; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 142mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 24g; Protein: 0g

7. CARAMEL APPLE CRISP BARS | PINCH OF YUM

A less-sticky take on caramel apples, these bars have less than 200 calories and can be heated up or eaten at room temperature. Bonus: They’re packed with 10 grams of fiber. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 bar each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 199; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 304mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 3g

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