2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
1 tablespoon regular or low-carb maple syrup
4 ounces sharp Cheddar
1/2 large apple, like Gala, Macoun, or MacIntosh
8 wooden skewers
Whisk the maple syrup and mustard in a small bowl.
Cut the Cheddar into 8 cubes about 3/4-inch square. Core the apple but leave the peel, cut into 8 even pieces. Thread a piece of apple and a cheese cube onto each skewer.
Serve the cheese skewers with the mustard sauce for dipping.
Copyright 2004 Television Food Network, G.P. All rights reserved.