Here’s a recipe with apple pie’s comforting flavors but without the crust. Honey and lemon juice are whisked together, then spiced with cinnamon in this baked apples that are as fun to build as they are to eat. This can be used for an easy breakfast alternative or great to just snack on!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound apples
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

Method:

Adult: Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Adult: Peel and core the apples. Cut into 1/4-inch thick slices.

Together: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Together: Whisk the honey, lemon and cinnamon together.

Kid: Swirl the apple slices in the honey mixture.

Together: Stack the honeyed apple slices 6-10 slices high.

Adult: Slide into the oven and bake for 35-45 minutes, or until the apple is soft and starting to dry.

This recipe comes to us from Cate of Tribeca Yummy Mummy.

We’ve teamed up with the Kids Cook Monday initiative to bring you a weekly recipe that encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and eating together as a family. Be sure to check out their website for more great ideas on how to empower your kids in the kitchen!