Cinnamon Apple Dessert with Greek Yogurt and Macadamia Nuts

Our dietitians' favourite

This recipe has been developed as part of Nutrition Month.

  • Prep: 15 minutes
Yields 2 servings
Cinnamon Apple Dessert with Greek Yogurt and Macadamia Nuts


  • 1 large Fuji apple, unpeeled

    15 mL (1 tbsp) unsalted butter, melted

    5 mL (1 tsp) ground cinnamon

    60 mL (1/4 cup) plain Greek yogurt

    15 mL (1 tbsp) unsalted macadamia nuts, crushed

    15 mL (1 tbsp) granola (optional)


Heat the oven to 200˚C (400˚F). Line a square 20 cm (8 in) rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cut the apple into twelve 0.5 cm (1/4 in) slices, discarding the core. Place the apple slices on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle them with the melted butter and use your hands to coat them. Arrange them on the baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle the tops of the apple slices with half the cinnamon. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn the apple slices to the other side. Sprinkle them with the remaining cinnamon. Keep baking them until golden brown and tender, about 10 more minutes. Drizzle with the pan juices.

Place baked apple slices on 2 small plates or saucers. Cover the apples with a dollop of Greek yogurt, macadamia nuts and granola (if desired). Serve.


No need to deprive yourself of dessert if you choose wholesome foods, like Greek yogurt, nuts and fruit. This dessert is a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth while helping to get the nutrition you need.

Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 159 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 2.7 g
Sodium: 17 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient and % DV*
(% DV*)
Calcium: 9 % / 112 mg
Niacin: 5 %
Riboflavin: 6 %
Thiamin: 5 %
Vitamin A: 6 %

Did you know?

* Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.