Thursday, October 21, 2010

Weekend Fare: Baked Apples

This is a wonderful, healthy dessert. You can put these baked apples together quickly for unexpected company or enjoy them as an addition to fall brunch. They make your house smell wonderful!

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4 apples, washed and cored
1/2 c. dried fruit (I used cranberries & golden raisins)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 Tb. honey or brown sugar
1 Tb. butter, cut into quarters

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Score the side of the apple by gently running a knife all the way around the middle of it - through the skin.Place cored apples in a baking dish. In a separate bowl, combine the fruit, cinnamon, and honey. Stuff the fruit filling in the core of each apple. Top with 1/4 of the butter. Place 4 Tb. of water in the bottom of the pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, basting halfway through. Enjoy as is or top with caramel drizzle, yogurt, or whipped cream.


  1. This is one of my favorite fall treats from childhood. I made myself one in the microwave last weekend, but it just wasn't the same. I think I'll try this oven version this weekend. Thanks, Alaina!

  2. man, these sound good. i'm going to have to give this a try.:)

  3. I've always wanted to try making these.. Now I have a recipe so there's no excuse!! Thanks, Cooks Next Door!! :-P