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Apple Sandwiches

Gluten free sandwich snack for after school or Back to School party
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: after school snack, back to school, gluten free, healthy treat
Servings: 3 Sandwiches


  • 1 Honeycrisp apple, any firm apple
  • 1-1/2 Tb Creamy Peanut butter* or allergen free alternative
  • 1/4 cup Gluten free granola
  • Optional sprinkles


  • Clean apples with fruit spray to remove any dirt or pesticides
  • Pour granola onto a plate and use a large spoon or rolling pin to smash any clumps
  • Cut apples into circle shaped slices across the center, you should get approximately 6 slices per apple
  • Using a knife, tiny cookie cutter, or cupcake corer press the center cores out of each slice leaving a nice round hole
  • Pat the apple pieces dry with a paper towel and lay your slices out into pairs
  • Add peanut butter {or alternative} to every other round and top with remaining apple slices. If you want to add sprinkles or granola to the center, let the peanut butter fill in the center hole a bit.
  • Add peanut butter to outside edges of each sandwich and roll in the granola, firmly press granola with fingers if any areas are still left uncovered
  • Your sandwiches are ready to eat, if desired, or you can add sprinkles to the center and/or edges for an extra special treat!


*Peanut Butter Alternatives:
  • Almond butter
  • Cashew Butter
  • SunButter {nut free}
And if you're feeling crazy but not so healthy:
  • Nutella
  • Cookie Butter {nut free}