Apple Donuts Recipe

Try these sweet apple “donuts” that make a great snack alternative. Thinly sliced apples topped with homemade icing, fruit, and nuts is a healthy take on the traditional donut. Enjoy making!

Apple Donuts

12 "donuts"
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 quart water
  • 3 large apples
  • 1 scoop Herbalife Nutrition Protein Drink Mix, Peanut Cookie
  • 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • Combine lemon juice and water in a large bowl and set aside.
  • Slice apples horizontally into 4 slices about 1/4” to 3/8” thick. Using a small round cutter or knife, remove the core from each apple slice. Drop apple slices into lemon water while you prepare the icing.
  • To make icing, in a small bowl, whisk together Herbalife Nutrition Protein Drink Mix and yogurt until smooth.
  • Remove apple slices from lemon water and pat dry. Spread about 1 TBSP icing on apple slices and top with any topping you desire.

Suggested Toppings:

  • Dried cranberries
  • Dried cherries
  • Dried goji berries
  • Chopped dried apricots
  • Peanuts
  • Chia seeds
  • Raisins
  • Herbalife Nutrition Protein Bites, chopped
  • Dried cherries
  • Dried bananas
  • Coconut
  • Dried unsweetened coconut
  • Sliced almonds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Granola
  • Sliced strawberries

Nutrition Facts

1 “donut” with frosting, without toppings:

2 g
9 g
0 g
1 g
Susan Bowerman, M.S., RD, CSSD, CSOWM, FAND –Sr.Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan BowermanM.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman earned a B.S. in biology with distinction from the University of Colorado, and received her M.S. in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a registered dietitian, holds two board certifications from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a certified specialist in sports dietetics, and a certified specialist in obesity and weight management, and is a Fellow of the Academy.