Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Recipe of the Day - Baked Apples

Already falling down on the job... forgot to post yesterday :( Here's today's recipe. A yummy, healthy dessert for the holidays.

Baked apples are a sweet and savory after dinner treat.

Total Time: 45 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Yield: 8 servings, ½ apple each

• 4 medium apples
• 1 Tbsp. butter, quartered
• ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
• 1/3 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
• ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
• ½ tsp. ground ginger
• ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
• 1 dash ground cloves

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Combine butter, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves in a small bowl; mix with a fork until crumbly.
3. Core apples and fill them evenly with oat mixture.
4. Place in a square baking dish and fill dish with 1 cup water. Cover lightly with aluminum foil.
5. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and continue to bake apples for 20 minutes or until the skin is wrinkled and apples are fork tender.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 100Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 16mgCarbohydrate: 22gFiber: 3gSugar Total: 16gProtein: <1g


  1. Yum, that sounds good. I have a couple of apples and all those ingredients. Maybe I should make that tonight for dessert!