Apple Nachos with Spiced Nut Butter

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  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 20 mins
  • Makes: 6 servings

Experience classic holiday seasonings in a new way with these apple nachos drizzled with spiced nut butter. Simply elegant as a snack, appetizer or dessert, these nachos are vegan, gluten free, and loaded with fruit, nuts, coconut and a hint of chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 5 to 6 green apples, cored and sliced

    2 teaspoons lemon juice

    1 1/2 teaspoons Simply Organic Cinnamon, divided

    1/3 cup nut butter (cashew, almond or peanut)

    2 teaspoons coconut oil, divided*

    1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic Ginger

    1/4 teaspoon Simply Organic Nutmeg

    1 pinch Simply Organic Ground Cloves

    1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

    2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes

    2 tablespoons slivered almonds

Directions

    1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon, then lay apples flat on a plate or serving tray.

    2. In the top of a double boiler or heat-proof bowl placed over a pot of barely simmering water, warm nut butter with 1 teaspoon of the coconut oil until melted. Mix in ginger, nutmeg and cloves and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

    3. Using a spoon, drizzle spiced nut butter over apples.

    4. Wash top pan of double boiler or heat-proof bowl and place again over simmering water. Add dark chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon coconut oil, stirring until melted.

    5. Drizzle chocolate over apples.

    6. Top apple nachos with coconut flakes and slivered almonds, and serve.
     

    *Amount of oil needed may vary depending on nut butter used. Try starting with ½ teaspoon and adding more as needed.

     

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