Red Hot Apple Pie in a Mug

Red Hot Apple Pie in a Mug

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We all know where the buttery crust of traditional apple pie ends up – on the scale. Get the same satisfaction, without any of the guilt, with this unconventional recipe from TV host, author and "foodologist" Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien. This modified dessert goes a long way on flavor. Set the microwave and enjoy!

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  • 1

    medium Fuji apple, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes

  • 12 to 15

    pieces Red Hots cinnamon-flavored candy

  • ½

    sheet (2 crackers) low-fat cinnamon graham crackers, crushed

  • Dash cinnamon


Place apple cubes in a microwave-safe cup or mug. Top with Red Hots – the more you use, the hotter the results! Cover and microwave for 2 minutes. Stir well. Re-cover and microwave for 1 to 2 minutes, until apple cubes are soft.   Mix well. Let cool, at least 10 minutes. Top with crushed graham crackers and cinnamon. Enjoy!   Nutrition Facts 135 calories 0.5g fat 44mg sodium 46g carbs 3.5g fiber 23.5g sugars 0.5g protein