2-Minute “Baked” Cinnamon Apples

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Customer Submitted, Snacks, Desserts
cinnamon apples

Fall is almost here! If you’re on a healthy weight loss diet, you’re probably bracing yourself for pie season and tempting baked goods. But not to worry! You can finally crush your apple pie cravings without the guilt. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a simple, seasonal snack that’s filled with the flavors of apples and cinnamon. Two minutes and two ingredients is all it takes to make this quick, easy and wholesome recipe!

This user generated recipe was submitted by Nutrisystem member, Debbie, through our Recipe Submission page. “I love the smell of the apple when I open the microwave. It smells like apple pie without the guilt,” says Debbie. A two-minute apple recipe that’s healthy, easy AND tastes like pie? Count us in!

Healthy Hacks: Want to pump up the sweetness in this simple snack recipe? Feel free to add a zero-calorie sweetener like stevia or monk fruit! These are considered Free Foods on the Nutrisystem program, so you can sprinkle without guilt. If you’d like to add an Extra, you can add a small drizzle of maple syrup (regular or sugar-free) or fat-free whipped cream! You can also try adding a bit of nutmeg: Like cinnamon, it’s a Free Food spice that tastes like fall!

One serving of these 2-Minute “Baked” Cinnamon Apples clocks in at just 96 calories. It counts as one SmartCarb on your Nutrisystem program. Log this dessert in your NuMi app to keep track of your daily food intake! It’s the ultimate weight loss app for your healthy diet. Click here to quickly log this recipe in NuMi! >

There’s no better time to enjoy apple recipes than during the fall harvest! Whether you love to go apple picking with the family or stop by your local farm-stand, we have plenty of recipes to use up your autumn bounty. Check out the delicious ideas below! From air fryer desserts to Instant Pot creations, we have a sweet treat for everyone.

Of course, if you don’t have time to cook or bake, you can still enjoy the flavor of fresh apples in a pantry-perfect treat from Nutrisystem! Wake up to the taste of apple pie in the form of a convenient breakfast bar. Our Apple Strudel Bar is the perfect complement to your cup of morning coffee. It has real apples, spicy cinnamon and a sweet drizzle of white chocolate icing. Who knew that breakfast could be so delicious? Click here to stock up! >

What’s your favorite way to enjoy apples? Do you have a homemade recipe that you want to share with us? Submit your Flex meal creations on our Recipe Submission page for a chance to be featured on The Leaf! Share your ideas here >

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 96

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb


  • 1 medium apple
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Slice the apple and remove the core. Place the apple slices into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Sprinkle the cinnamon over the apple slices.
  3. Microwave on high for two minutes.
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