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Apple Donuts

Fierce Foods Facts: A little vitamin A, a little vitamin C, a little fiber, and a nice dose of healthy fat help to round out the nutrition in this fun birthday party favorite!

Nutrition:

Calories: 115
Fat: 7 grams
Net Carb: 11 grams
Protein: 1 gram

Directions:

Core each apple while whole, then slice apple horizontally and evenly into ¼-½" slices, taking care to preserve the donut’s circular shape, with the hole in the center.

Using a few drops of natural plant-based food coloring, color the cream cheese into desired shades.

Spread one tablespoon of cream cheese onto sliced apples, decorate with sprinkles or other optional toppings, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to set. Serve immediately.

For keto donuts: Consider easy, six-ingredient donuts with just two net carbs per donut from thebigmansworld.com/keto-donuts.  

For dairy-free: Consider Kite Hill Almond Cream Cheese.  

Kids Can Cook Tips: Make healthy food fun and kids will eat it.  Especially food that kids can decorate themselves!

Apple Donuts

  • 4 red apples, large
  • Natural Food Coloring (try Watkins)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of whipped cream cheese
  • Optional Toppings:
    Watkins Sprinkles
    Cinnamon
    Assorted nuts and seeds
    Melted Lily's chocolate chips

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Apple Donuts

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Low hassle, high nutrition

Fierce Food: Easy

Fierce Food: Easy

50/50 mixes of powerful veggies and starchy favorites

Fierce Food: Balance

Fierce Food: Balance

Maximize nutrients, minimize sugar and starch

Fierce Food: Power

Fierce Food: Power

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12 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 red apples, large
  • Natural Food Coloring (try Watkins)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of whipped cream cheese
  • Optional Toppings:
    Watkins Sprinkles
    Cinnamon
    Assorted nuts and seeds
    Melted Lily's chocolate chips

  • 4 red apples, large
  • Natural Food Coloring (try Watkins)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of whipped cream cheese
  • Optional Toppings:
    Watkins Sprinkles
    Cinnamon
    Assorted nuts and seeds
    Melted Lily's chocolate chips

  • 4 red apples, large
  • Natural Food Coloring (try Watkins)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of whipped cream cheese
  • Optional Toppings:
    Watkins Sprinkles
    Cinnamon
    Assorted nuts and seeds
    Melted Lily's chocolate chips

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Fierce Foods Facts: A little vitamin A, a little vitamin C, a little fiber, and a nice dose of healthy fat help to round out the nutrition in this fun birthday party favorite!

Nutrition:

Calories: 115
Fat: 7 grams
Net Carb: 11 grams
Protein: 1 gram

Directions:

Core each apple while whole, then slice apple horizontally and evenly into ¼-½" slices, taking care to preserve the donut’s circular shape, with the hole in the center.

Using a few drops of natural plant-based food coloring, color the cream cheese into desired shades.

Spread one tablespoon of cream cheese onto sliced apples, decorate with sprinkles or other optional toppings, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to set. Serve immediately.

For keto donuts: Consider easy, six-ingredient donuts with just two net carbs per donut from thebigmansworld.com/keto-donuts.  

For dairy-free: Consider Kite Hill Almond Cream Cheese.  

Kids Can Cook Tips: Make healthy food fun and kids will eat it.  Especially food that kids can decorate themselves!

Fierce Foods Facts: A little vitamin A, a little vitamin C, a little fiber, and a nice dose of healthy fat help to round out the nutrition in this fun birthday party favorite!

Nutrition:

Calories: 115
Fat: 7 grams
Net Carb: 11 grams
Protein: 1 gram

Directions:

Core each apple while whole, then slice apple horizontally and evenly into ¼-½" slices, taking care to preserve the donut’s circular shape, with the hole in the center.

Using a few drops of natural plant-based food coloring, color the cream cheese into desired shades.

Spread one tablespoon of cream cheese onto sliced apples, decorate with sprinkles or other optional toppings, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to set. Serve immediately.

For keto donuts: Consider easy, six-ingredient donuts with just two net carbs per donut from thebigmansworld.com/keto-donuts.  

For dairy-free: Consider Kite Hill Almond Cream Cheese.  

Kids Can Cook Tips: Make healthy food fun and kids will eat it.  Especially food that kids can decorate themselves!

Fierce Foods Facts: A little vitamin A, a little vitamin C, a little fiber, and a nice dose of healthy fat help to round out the nutrition in this fun birthday party favorite!

Nutrition:

Calories: 115
Fat: 7 grams
Net Carb: 11 grams
Protein: 1 gram

Directions:

Core each apple while whole, then slice apple horizontally and evenly into ¼-½" slices, taking care to preserve the donut’s circular shape, with the hole in the center.

Using a few drops of natural plant-based food coloring, color the cream cheese into desired shades.

Spread one tablespoon of cream cheese onto sliced apples, decorate with sprinkles or other optional toppings, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to set. Serve immediately.

For keto donuts: Consider easy, six-ingredient donuts with just two net carbs per donut from thebigmansworld.com/keto-donuts.  

For dairy-free: Consider Kite Hill Almond Cream Cheese.  

Kids Can Cook Tips: Make healthy food fun and kids will eat it.  Especially food that kids can decorate themselves!

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