Apple Rings With Date Paste

Apple Date Rings

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Apple Date Rings

These Sliced Apple Date Rings with a choice of mouth watering toppings will bring back memories of your youth! They have been a huge hit, and a Win-Win for my family and friends! Use your imagination with the toppings, but try to remember the goal here is to eat healthier, with fewer calories and less sugar.

And the best part…No baking required!


  • Blender
  • cutting board
  • kitchen knife
  • apple corer
  • quart sized bowl
  • small pan to heat chocolate morsels
  • citrus juicer
  • 1 medium Lemon (juiced )
  • 3 medium Red Apples
  • 1 cup Medjool Dates (Pitted)
  • 1 inch Vanilla Bean
  • 1/2 cup Water (Cold water is best)
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Coconut

Optional Toppings

  • 1 cup Raspberries
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Dairy Free Chocolate Morsels
  • 1/4 cup Dried Mulberries
  • 2 tbsp Raw Honey
  1. Add 1/2 cup Water into quart sized bowl
  2. Slice lemon in half and squeeze 1/2 lemon into water bowl
  3. Blend the dates, vanilla bean, ½ cup of water, and remaining lemon juice together until a thick, smooth “caramel” forms.
  4. Turn each Apple sideways and cut into slices 1/4 inch thick
  5. Remove the core with Apple Corer
  6. Place apples into Lemon water bowl to prevent browning
  7. Spread Medjool Caramel onto top of each Apple Ring
  8. Add desired toppings
  9. If using melted chocolate, drizzle sparingly to keep caloric count low!
  10. Enjoy with Family & Friends!

This tasty treat brings back memories of the caramel apples of my younger years…without all of the sugar found in caramel.  It’s a Win-Win for moms & kids alike!

Dessert, Snack
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