Baked Stuffed Apples

Makes 4 servings.


4 small apples
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
⅓ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped dates


1. Remove apple cores, leaving ½-inch at bottom of each apple. Prick skins with fork; set aside.
2. In a small shallow microwaveable casserole, melt margarine. Stir in Equal, cinnamon, lemon juice and dates. Spoon date mixture into apple centers; place apples in casserole.
3. Microwave, covered, at High (100%) for 4 to 6 minutes or until apples are tender. Let stand a few minutes and spoon liquid back into apples before serving.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 90
Protein 0.4g
Fat 0.3g
Carbohydrate 21.4g

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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