The smell of apples baking in the oven is welcome any time of year. Pop these in before dinner, and you’ll have a delicious, healthy treat for dessert.
Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 40 minutes at 350 F
4 cooking apples (such as Rome, Beauty, Granny Smith or Jonathan)
½ cup raisins
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
⅓ cup apple juice, apple cider or water
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Core apples. Peel each apple. Place apples in a 2-quart casserole dish. In a small bowl, combine raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon into centers of apples. Pour apple juice into the casserole dish.
2. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the apples are tender, basting occasionally with liquid from casserole. (You may need to add more liquid to casserole).
TIP: Serve with Greek yogurt and chopped nuts.
Number of servings: 4
Nutrition facts (per serving): 164 calories; 1g total fat (0 g saturated fat); 0 mg cholesterol; 5 mg sodium; 42 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 1 g protein. Daily values: 5% vitamin A; 15% vitamin A; 12% vitamin; 3% calcium; 5% iron.