Monday, November 16, 2009

Bake Apples

These are so good and a great fruit idea for when you have breakfast for dinner! All the spices and the warm soft apple are perfect for any fall meal!


4 big apples

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 cup chopped apricots

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

2 tablespoons orange juice

1/4 cup maple syrup or honey

1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

1 cup hot apple juice

1. Cut the middle out of each apple leaving the bottom of apple 1/2 inch thick using an apple corer or a knife and spoon. Set aside.

2. Combine all ingredients except the apple juice in a bowl and mix together. Spoon mixture evenly into apples and place in a pan. Pour apple juice in bottom of dish around apples. Like this:

3. Place in a 425 degree oven for about 30 minutes,check on them after 15 and cover with foil if the top starts to brown. That's it ! So fast and easy!

* This recipe only has 1 gram of fat and 274 calories per apple!

* Add chopped walnuts to mixture for a little crunch.

* We have these with egg sausage sammies on English muffins and roasted potatoes! SO good and hearty!

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