Apple and Almond Butter Panini

No panini maker? No problem! Use your trusty waffle iron to make this toasty breakfast sandwich.

Apple and Almond Butter Paninis on white plates
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
15 mins
1 sandwich


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 8 slices white or whole wheat sandwich bread or other soft bread

  • ½ cup almond butter

  • 1 medium apple, cored and thinly sliced

  • 2 teaspoon honey

  • 2 teaspoon Cinnamon-Sugar

  • 2 tablespoon butter, melted (optional)


  1. Coat the grid of a waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray. Heat to medium. Spread one side of each slice of bread with 1 Tbsp. almond butter. Top almond butter on four of the bread slices with a single layer of apple. Drizzle apples with honey and sprinkle with 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon-Sugar. Top with remaining bread slices, spread sides down.

  2. Brush outsides of sandwiches with melted butter (if using). Arrange sandwiches on waffle iron grid. Cook about 3 minutes or until crispy and brown.


In a small bowl combine 2 tsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
19g Fat
43g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 343mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 11g
Calcium 416mg 32%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Potassium 288mg 6%
Folate, total 66.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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