Just because it’s not Fall yet, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy these Weight Watchers WW maple cinnamon apples!
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Warm, comforting, sweet…what aren’t cinnamon apples?! Not only are they great on their own, but they’re the perfect topper for pancakes, oatmeal, and ice-cream.
My favorite cinnamon apples were always from Boston Market – they’re SO soft and sweet, and as you can imagine, very high in WW/Weight Watchers Smartpoints. Not going to lie, now that I’m an adult I think they’re a little too sweet! Regardless, while they’re a nice treat every now and then, wouldn’t it be better to have a healthier alternative. Cue today’s recipe.
Believe it or not, the first time I tried making Weight Watcher’s WW maple cinnamon apples when I was away at college. Across my apartment building was a Produce Junction, and my roommates and I would buy a huuuuge bag of apples every now and then. Well, one of those purchases my senior year turned into this apples & cinnamon recipe (and the rest was history). While I’ve tweaked it here and there, it’s pretty much as simple as it was back then; meaning it’s simple and inexpensive enough that a college student could do it! If only all recipes were that easy…
Love cinnamon? Click here to try out these easy Cinnamon Spiced Pears!
Weight Watchers WW Maple Cinnamon Apples:
Time: 35 min | Personal Points: vary depending on your plan! | Smartpoints: 0 on Blue, Green and Purple | Servings: 2
- 3 large apples, gala or granny smith
- 2 tsp cinnamon (I like using Frontier)
- 1 tbsp of Truvia or 0 calorie sweetener
- 2 tbsp sugar-free maple syrup (I used Vermont’s)
- 1/4 cup water (adjust accordingly, apple size affects this)
- Slice up the apples on a cutting board. I went with larger slices, but dicing works as well.
- Pour water in a small pot and drop the apples in. Begin cooking on medium heat.
- Add cinnamon and 1 tbsp of sweetener. Stir everything together so the cinnamon and sweetener coats all of the apples. Lid the pot and let them cook on medium-low heat for about 20 minutes, checking in and stirring every 5 minutes are so. You want the apples to be soft, but not mushy.
- Once the apples are cooked, drizzle on the sugar-free maple syrup and lightly stir together. Feel free to adjust the amount of syrup as desired.
- Enjoy hot, cold, alone, or as a side!
Try this recipe on top of this jar of Maple Syrup and Brown Sugar Overnight Oats!
Looking for dessert? Try these 3 Smartpoint Cinnamon Rolls
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20 thoughts on “Weight Watchers WW Maple Cinnamon Apples”
In the ingredients list you say to use two apples, but in the directions you refer to three apples. Please tell me which it is for this recipe.
I find the ratio works best when using two large apples! Thanks for the heads up, I’ll update it ☺️
I always get a bag of mackintosh apples peel core and put loads of cinnamon and just a touch of honey. They are already so sweet. Bake and use in my oatmeal or yogurt …or even just alone. So good!!
Do you drain the water after cooking the apples and before adding the syrup? Or how much water should go in the pot?
How much water woud you put in?
Just tried this & OMG delicious!!!! Thanks for posting this delicious zero point snack! I made it 1 point by adding sugar free heavy whipping cream on top! 😍
I am making this today, I put them in parfait cups with granola! I have to cook a whole bag of apples at a time lol!!
That sounds delicious!! I hope you enjoyed them.
I’ve made these three times and absolutely love this recipe! I use Carey’s sugar free syrup as I like the taste much better.
Thank you so much!
Peel the apples?