Try this sweet, healthy alternative to apple pie on Thanksgiving or any time during the year.

  • 6 apples (choose your favorite variety!)
  • 1/2 cup raisins and/or dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts OR pecans (or other nuts)
  • 3/4 tsp grated orange zest
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 tsp powdered cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp powdered nutmeg 

Preheat oven to 350F.  Remove apple cores and peel around core opening.  Place apples in shallow baking pan.  Stir together raisins, nuts, and zest in a small bowl.  Add water and spices to saucepan and heat until it boils.   Simmer at low heat for 2 minutes.  Fill each apple core with nut mixture.  Spoon the hot mixture over each apple.  Place pan in oven for 30-35 minutes or until apples are soft.  Enjoy!

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Baked Apple

Ingredients

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  • 6 Pcs Apple
  • 1/2 Cup Raisins and/or Dried Apricots
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts OR Pecans (or other nuts)
  • 3/4 Tsp Grated Orange Zest
  • 3/4 Cup Water
  • 3/4 Tsp Powdered Cinnamon
  • 3/4 Tsp Powdered Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Remove apple cores and peel around core opening.
  3. Place apples in shallow baking pan.
  4. Stir together raisins, nuts, and zest in a small bowl.
  5. Add water and spices to saucepan and heat until it boils.
  6. Simmer at low heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Fill each apple core with nut mixture.
  8. Spoon the hot mixture over each apple.
  9. Place pan in oven for 30-35 minutes or until apples are soft.

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