Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and Tasty

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and TastyRemember when I reviewed the 400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites cookbook and made the Grilled Veggie Flatbread Pizza? Another one of the recipes I made from the awesome cookbook were these Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds. Um HELLO! Why haven’t I made these before now? I know that apple nachos are all the rage and ALL over Pinterest, but I hadn’t dabbled with them yet. So I did. And they are awesome. One of Steve’s favorite go-to snacks is apples and peanut butter so I was extra excited to make these for him.  What did he think of them? Two thumbs up! Best part about this recipe? I had all the ingredients on hand! I’m guessing you probably do too.

I pretty much love anything with toasted almonds and especially anything with toasted almonds AND coconut. Our favorite toasted coconut to buy is Creative Snacks Organic Toasted Coconut Chips. If you haven’t had them and love coconut you must try them!  When I did the Weber State presentation back in March I used the toasted coconut chips in my Tropical Fruit & Yogurt Parfait and everyone was RAVING about how delicious the coconut was! Anyway, back to these delicious apples. They are a wonderfully healthy snack or dessert that you can make in less than 10 minutes and enjoy guilt free. Oh. One more tip! My favorite candy bars are Chocolove Premium Chocolate Bars and that’s what I used for my drizzle – I just melted down a couple of squares and voila! 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and Tasty

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and Tasty

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and Tasty

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and Tasty

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds // Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious! | Tried and TastyItems used in this post:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds

Serves 2
Want a sweet treat but not all the calories that typically come with them? These quick & easy apples are perfect! Just the right touch of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth while still being health conscious!
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170 calories
20 g
0 g
10 g
3 g
4 g
112 g
49 g
14 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
112g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
15%
Saturated Fat 4g
19%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 49mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g
7%
Dietary Fiber 4g
15%
Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
7%
Calcium
2%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 medium crisp sweet apple
  2. 1 tbsp. chopped dark chocolate or chocolate chips
  3. 1/4 tsp. coconut oil
  4. 1 tbsp. all-natural peanut butter (should be liquid enough not to need to be heated)
  5. 1 tbsp. toasted sweetened coconut flakes
  6. 1/2 tbsp. sliced toasted almonds
Instructions
  1. Core apple and slice into 1/4-inch slices. Arrange on plate. Place chocolate and oil in a small sauce pan and melt on low. Drizzle chocolate and peanut butter over apples. Sprinkle with coconut and almonds.
Adapted from 400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites
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10g
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Adapted from 400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites
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6 comments about “Chocolate Peanut Butter Apples with Coconut and Almonds

  1. Holly

    I love how simple this is and how decadent it is for dessert but healthy enough for a snack! I use toasted coconut chips on as many things I possibly can – totally obsessed.

    1. Yvonne

      Have you tried searching online, you should be able to find it pretty easily. Hopefully you can -it’s definitely a staple in our house!