Halloween Baked Apples
Oct 3, 2012
Healthy, perfect for the holiday and a great way to get your kids to eat fruit and fiber!
Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 apple)
6 medium red apples (preferably McIntosh)
Juice from ½ a lemon (approximately 2 tablespoons)
2 cups water
½ cup pure maple syrup (dark amber grade A)
½ cup raisins
½ cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon
6 candy gummy worms
Preheat oven to 350°F. Core apples (use a tool you use to scoop melon balls) and place in water mixed with lemon juice while you mix additional ingredients. Mix syrup with raisins, walnuts and cinnamon. Fill apples with raisin mixture and place in a baking dish. Fill bottom of the dish with 1 cup of lemon water. Bake uncovered for 60 minutes until tender. Drizzle juice from bottom of dish over apples and serve hot. Top each apple with a gummy worm if serving to kids!
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 apple):
Calories: 251, Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 7 mg,
Carbohydrate: 50 g, Dietary Fiber: 5 g, Sugars: 40 g, Protein: 2 g