Stuffed Baked Apples

Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Yields 2

Baked apples with a mix of pecans and cranberries topped with fresh whipped cream. Make this dessert for two or double and serve at your next dinner party.

Ingredients

  • 2 large Granny Smith Apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar*
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh orange juice
  • Whipped cream or Ice cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet or pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl mix together pecans, cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Pour butter on ingredients and mix well.
  3. Slice top of the apples and core the middle removing the seeds. Drizzle the juice from ½ of a lemon over the flesh of the apple. Pack the center of the apples with the nut/cranberry mix. Slice the orange in quarters and drizzle the juice of one ¼ of the orange over the stuffed apple. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove and serve with whipped or ice cream.

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Recipe Notes

*for a sugar free option replace brown sugar with monk fruit or Swerve brown sugar. 

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