Chef-Inspired Cheesy Apple Tart with Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese Slice

Yield: 25 servings | Serving Size: 1 slice panini bread, 1/2 cup seasoned apple slices, 1 cheese slice, 1 oz. yogurt glaze
Child Nutrition: 3/4 meat/meat alternate, 1 oz. eq. grain, 1/2 cup fruit vegetable (other) | HACCP Process III.


  • 1 1/2 cups | Brown sugar
  • 6 1/4 cups | Lowfat vanilla yogurt*
  • 1 cup | Powdered sugar



Lay panini bread on sheet pan.  Place one cheese slice on panini.


Drain apples and toss with brown sugar and cinnamon.


Top panini with 1/2 cup seasoned apple slices.


Place in 350°F oven for 10 to 15 minutes until apples are caramelized and cheese is melted.  Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes.


Meanwhile, combine yogurt and sugar.  Drizzle 1 ounce yogurt frosting over top of slightly cooled panini.

Recipe inspired by Chef Spencer Fischer at Eastern Carver County Schools

CCP: Maintain hot food at 135°F or above

Recipe Tips

Tip #1

*Put yogurt frosting in squeeze bottle for easier and more uniform drizzle.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size1 slice panini bread, 1/2 cup seasoned apple slices, 1 cheese slice, 1 oz. yogurt glaze
  • Calories287 calories
  • Fat 5.6 grams
  • Sat. Fat 3 grams
  • Trans Fat grams
  • Cholesterol 11 milligrams
  • Sodium 234 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates 51 grams
  • Dietary Fiber 4 grams
  • Sugars grams
  • Protein 8 grams
  • Vitamin A 404 IU
  • Vitamin C 0 mg milligrams
  • Calcium 180 milligrams
  • Iron .17 milligrams

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