Almond Nutmeg Sables and Apple Wedges A Healthy Combo

Posted by Tarun on June 6th, 2019

Do you love eating sweets but are concerned about the calories? Do you want to have a sweet delicacy that you can munch without having to fret over the calories? If the answer is yes, then you have reached the right webpage. We have compiled this post for the calorie-conscious people with a sweet tooth. You can find 2 recipes in the following post for making healthy sweets. You can eat these dishes without any worry regarding calories.

The first one is for the Nutrition Specific, Calorie Conscious Ones, who work out hard all the days in the gym and want to ENJOY their CHEAT DAY with a something SWEET that won’t do MUCH harm – Apple Wedges. Apple Wedges can be cooked easily and has all the “Healthy” ingredients. Having Apple as its core ingredient, it is equally palpable for the people with sweet tooth and health conscious ones.

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To prepare the serving for ONE Person, the recipe is as follows:

  • Cut an Apple after coring into evenly sized pieces. Do not peel the apple.
  • Soak all the pieces in cold water and add a few drops of Lemon Juice.
  • Drain the water after 5 to 10 minutes and let Apple pieces dry completely.
  • Spread some Natural Peanut Butter or cream cheese (as per your preference) evenly on one side of each apple piece
  • Press them into a bowl of Toppings.
  • You can use the following edibles as toppings for your Apple Wedges:
    -Granola
    -Chocolate
    -Dried Cranberries
    -Coconut
    -Raisins
    -Nuts (Chopped)
    -Ground Flax Meal
    -Toasted Wheat Germ
  • Your Apple wedges are ready. You can refrigerate them or have them as is – as per your preference.

So, keep having an apple a day to keep the doctor away and that too without having to compromise on flavors.

The next one is another indulging dessert which is preferred by most of us – COOKIES! We have a crunchier, mildly spiced version of the very famous Sable Cookie Recipe – Almond Nutmeg Sable Cookies.

So here we go:

Preparation Time: 1.30 hours

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for Apple Nutmeg Sable Cookies are:

  • All Purpose Flour: 2 Cups
  • Toasted Almonds, Chopped: ½ Cup
  • Baking Powder: ½ Teaspoon
  • Nutmeg, Freshly Grated: ¼ Teaspoon
  • Butter: 10 Tablespoons
  • Granulated Sugar: ½ Cup
  • Egg: 1
  • Vanilla Extract: 1 Teaspoon
  • Egg White: 1 egg
  • Water: 2 Teaspoons

Step 1: Take a medium-sized mixing bowl and mix Chopped Almonds, Flour, Baking Powder and Nutmeg and set it aside.

Step 2: Take a large mixing bowl and cream sugar and butter until the mixture is smooth. Add egg and vanilla mixture to it and mix in the contents of earlier bowl till a smooth dough is formed.

Step 3: Form a disk or 2-inch diameter log of the dough. Wrap it up in a plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour.

Step 4: Preheat the oven to 350F. Beat together the egg white and 2 teaspoons of water to prepare the egg wash.

Step 5: Take out the disk log of the dough and roll it out to a thickness of ¼ inches. Take a 2 – inch fluted cookie cutter and cut out sables out of the dough.

OR

Step 6: If you have given the dough a log shape, slice the log crosswise into coins of around ¼ inch thickness.

Step 7: Egg wash the sables using a brush and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet for 15 minutes. (Or till the edges are lightly browned)

Step 8: Allow the sables to cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheet only. Later, move them over to a wire rack to completely cool them off.

So, Your Home Made cookies are ready with all the goodness of Almonds and a hint of Nutmeg. Use it as a casual snack, a starter or a delicacy for your Cheat Day. So, keep exercising and keep losing weight! And, for all the ingredients and daily groceries shopping, keep using Big Basket Coupons and offers that bring savings as well!

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