Baked Cinnamon Apples

‘Tis the season of homemade apple pie ala mode, but with anywhere from 500-12oo calories per serving, is it really worth it?  Why not try this healthier dessert instead – only 138 calories and zero grams of fat.  I promise you, it’s super easy and worth it!

Baked Cinnamon Apples

Original recipe was found at Eating Well.


  • 4 organic granny smith apples
  • 4 teaspoons organic brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup white wine (I used pinot grigio)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Create a small well in the center of apples by cutting out the stem and core and leaving the bottom intact. I used a melon baller – which worked great.
  • Transfer the apples to an 8×8 inch glass baking dish.
  • Fill each well with a teaspoon of brown sugar.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon over apples.

    • Pour wine around the apples, cover with foil and bake until soft, about 1 hour.
    • Let cool before serving.

138 calories, 0 grams fat, 0 cholesterol, 0 protein, 5 grams fiber, 220 mg potassium

If you need to top it with something cool, try Vanilla Maple Arctic Zero.

Yes, you read that right, 150 calories per pint!  It’s not ice cream, but it’s still really good!

If you want added crunch, try adding a teaspoon of chopped walnuts or pecans.

This recipe is so good I will confidently serve it at my next dinner party.


17 thoughts on “Baked Cinnamon Apples

    • It isn’t ice cream though. So I couldn’t just sit there and eat the whole pint of it, but for something cold with these apples – it’s great!

  1. Oh, I love baked apples, these look amazing. When in season I go scrumping for bramley apples which are perfect for baking too (so sour they turn your face inside out)! Going to be baking these for desert tonight 😉 thanks!

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