Dessert meets the cheese plate when you drizzle grilled apples and flavorful cheese with honey and toasted pecans for a quick and healthy finish to any meal for two. This is a good chance to try some exotic honeys--their nuances will shine in this simple dessert.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2007


Recipe Summary

20 mins
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat. Toss apple slices with oil and sugar in a large bowl. Grill the apple slices until just tender and lightly marked, turning once, about 6 minutes total. Shave cheese into thin strips with a vegetable peeler. Top the apple slices with a sprinkling of cheese and nuts and drizzle with honey.



Make Ahead Tip: Let your cheese come to room temperature before serving for the best flavor.

Nutrition Facts

245 calories; protein 4.6g 9% DV; carbohydrates 29.6g 10% DV; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 25.8g; fat 14g 22% DV; saturated fat 3.3g 17% DV; cholesterol 15.2mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 168.1IU 3% DV; vitamin c 6.3mg 11% DV; folate 1.8mcg; calcium 113.1mg 11% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 13.5mg 5% DV; potassium 171.7mg 5% DV; sodium 92.9mg 4% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV.

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Rating: 4 stars
Great for a light dessert I would just use a sugar sub like Truvia or Splenda and sub the oil with coconut oil or unsalted butter. For a drizzle I think a little Agave. Pros: good balance of fats and carbs Cons: sugar vegetable oil Read More
Rating: 4 stars
This recipe sounds wonderful. I will try it with Black Locust honey and a variety of cheeses maybe a goat to start with. Read More