Recipes from Weight Watchers

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Apple recipes for the weight and health conscious!
PB and Apple Sandwiches 
PointsPlus values per serving: 2
1 LARGE APPLE
1 TEASPOON PEANUT BUTTER
1/8 TEASPOON HONEY
Cut half a large apple into 4 thick, even slices. Spread two slices with 1 teaspoon peanut butter each. Drizzle each with 1/8 tsp honey and top with another apple slice.

Apple and Cheddar Melts
PointsPlus values per serving: 2
LARGE APPLE
1 1/2 TEASPOON LOW-FAT SHREDDED SHARP CHEDDAR CHEESE
2 TEASPOONS PUMPKIN SEEDS
Take half a large apple and cut it into 4 thick, even slices; top each slice with 1 1/2 teaspoons low-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Microwave apples until cheese melts, about 20 seconds; sprinkle with a total of 2 teaspoons pumpkin seeds.
Cranberry-Pumpkin Bars
4PointsPlus Value
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Serves: 18
If you don`t have pumpkin pie spice in your pantry, substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon each of nutmeg, ginger and clove.
Ingredients
1 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
4 Tbsp reduced-calorie margarine, soft, at room temperature
1 cup(s) canned pumpkin, puree
1 large egg(s)
1 large egg white(s)
1/3 cup(s) buttermilk
1 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup(s) uncooked old fashioned oats
1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp table salt
2/3 cup(s) dried cranberries
Instructions
Heat oven to 350ºF (175ºC). Lightly coat a 9x13-inch (23x33 cm) baking pan with cooking spray, then dust lightly with flour.
• In a large bowl, cream sugar and margarine with an electric mixer; beat in egg, egg white, pumpkin purée and buttermilk.
• In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt. Stir into pumpkin mixture just until moistened, then add cranberries and mix gently.
• Spread batter in pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until center springs back when gently pressed. Cool and cut into 18 bars.

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