Slow Cooker Apple Confit

Number of Servings: 8 (175g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 2 hours 10 min.
Slow Cooker Apple Confit

You don’t need to give up on dessert just because sugar isn’t particularly healthy. Dried fruits that are naturally high in sugar, such as dates and raisins, can be turned into a concentrated paste that offers a brown sugar-like sweetness without completely removing the beneficial fibers and nutrients of fruit. When you use those to kick up the sugar content of natural fruit, as with this simple confit, you’ll have a sweet treat that you can enjoy guilt-free. Eat it by itself, use a few tablespoons to sweeten plain yogurt, or use it in place of syrup for French toast or waffles!

Ingredients

  • 3 lb. tart baking apples
  • ¼ cup raisin or date paste
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Peel, core and slice apples.
  2. In a slow cooker, toss apples with raisin paste and cinnamon.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2-2 1/2 hours or on LOW for 4-4 1/2 hours. Apples should be tender, but not to the point of being pureed.
  4. Turn off heat and stir in vanilla. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 175g

Amount per serving
Calories 105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 14%
Total Sugars 20g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 14.1mg 2%
Iron 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 215mg 4%
Vitamin A 4.6mcg 0%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 8%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin K 4mcg 4%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 5.3mcg 1%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.2mcg 6%
Chloride 0.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 23.3mg 2%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 10.1mg 2%
Zinc 0.1mg 0%
Selenium 0mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 1.6mcg 6%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Apples, Raisins, Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon.

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