Fruit & Nut Baked Apples Recipe

Baked Apples
submitted by bahuja2001 at ifood.tv

Summary

Cooking Time4 Hr 0 MinHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Baking apples4 Large (such as Rome Beauty or Cortland)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Chopped dried apricots1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Chopped walnuts/Pecans1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar3 Tablespoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Melted butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1159 Calories from Fat 445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.3%

Saturated Fat 17.5 g87.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg

Sodium 21.3 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 185 g61.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.3 g77.3%

Sugars 151.6 g

Protein 11 g21.6%

Vitamin A 57.3% Vitamin C 65.8%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 20.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

SCOOP out center of each apple, leaving 1 1/2-inch-wide cavity about 1/2 inch from bottom.
Peel top of apple down about 1 inch.
Brush peeled edges evenly with lemon juice.
Mix apricots, walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.
Add butter; mix well.
Spoon mixture evenly into apple cavities.
POUR 1/2 cup water onto bottom of slow cooker.
Place 2 apples in slow cooker.
Arrange remaining 2 apples above but not directly on top of bottom apples.
Cover and cook on LOW 3 to 4 hours or until apples are tender.
Serve warm or at room temperature with caramel ice cream topping, if desired.
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