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Apple Cartwheels 


If you find that a whole apple tends to make its way back home again uneaten, give these special apples a try. Cored apples are stuffed with a mixture of peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, and raisins and then sliced, giving your kids a lot more incentive to eat their fruit.


Yield: about 2 dozen.

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 4 medium unpeeled Red Delicious apples, cored


  1. a small bowl, combine peanut butter and honey; fold in chocolate chips and raisins.
  2. Fill centers of apples with peanut butter mixture; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cut into 1/4-in. rings.

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