Enjoy this sweet and healthy treat! Bring it to your next office party, girls night out or just make these “cookies” to enjoy the next time you have a sweet tooth!

This recipe makes 6 “cookies”

Ingredients:

 1 red apple – pink lady will work best

3 oz. peanut butter

2 oz. pecans – chopped and toasted

1 oz. shredded coconut

1 tbsp. agave nectar

 Method of Preparation:

  1. Start by cutting the top and the bottom of the apple
  2. Using a sharp knife – cut a small circle in the middle and remove the core *you may use an apple corer if you have one
  3. Cut the apple into 6 equal slices. Place in a bowl of cold water and set aside
  4. In a small sauce pan toss the nuts in and toast for 3 -7 minutes until fragrant
  5. Once toasted remove from the heat and chop to resemble crumbs
  6. Remove the apples from the water and pat dry and place on serving plate
  7. Spread the peanut butter evenly between the 6 slices, top with the toasted pecans and shredded coconut.
  8. Garnish with a drizzle of agave nectar

 

Nutritional Information: per cookie

 Calories: 190               Protein: 5g                   Carbohydrates: 11g                

Fat: 15g                       Fiber: 3g                      Cholesterol: 0mg

by Kelly Turner

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