Guilt-Free Apple Strudel

Make this scrumptious strudel — a lighter twist on a German classic — part of your holiday celebration.

April 15, 2016
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Make this scrumptious strudel — a lighter twist on a German classic — part of your holiday celebration. It's a guilt-free indulgence, and you won't have to spend hours in the kitchen to impress your guests.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium golden delicious apples, cored and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup sugar-free apricot preserves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 sheets phyllo dough
  • Cooking spray
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Instructions

  1. Saute apples, raisins, walnuts, apricot preserves, cinnamon, lemon juice and apple juice together until apples are soft.
  2. Place 1 sheet of phyllo dough on a baking sheet. Spray with cooking spray. Lay another sheet of phyllo dough on top of the first sheet. Repeat one more time (3 layers total).
  3. Cut the dough into 8 portions and shape each portion into the cup of a muffin baking tin. Spoon the filling into dough cups.
  4. Bake at 375° F for 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar once cool.

Nutrition Informaiton

Serving Size: 1 individual strudel cup

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 4g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
    • Dietary fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 42mg