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Kids In The Kitchen: Cinnamon Apple Crisps

You can cut the cinnamon raisin bread into fun shapes and then top them with cream cheese and apples for a fun snack.

Earth Eats is partnering with WTIU Public Television’s children’s series The Friday Zone to empower kids to make healthy choices when choosing a snack. Food blogger and mom Heather Tallman prepares kid-friendly recipes with the help of Felix.

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Cinnamon Apple Crisps


  • 4 slices cinnamon raisin bread
  • 1/3 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped apple
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Cooking Directions

  1. Cookie cutters in your choice of shape.
  2. In a small bowl mix the sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Lay bread slices on a cutting board. Using cookie cutter cut shapes into bread. Place bread in a toaster oven and toast until just a bit crispy, 30 seconds.
  4. Carefully place bread on a plate and spread on the cream cheese. Add the apple dices and sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar mix.

Print out this recipe (PDF) and create your own cookbook!

Heather Tallman

Heather Tallman is a Bloomington native, freelance writer and mother to 2 busy boys. She is also a food writer for her local newspaper as well as the creator of Basilmomma, a cooking blog. She writes about her culinary hits and misses and all of the life that goes along with it. Her goal is to create fast, fresh and family-friendly meals that teach her children and others that creating meals from farm to table is not only attainable but easier than you think.

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