Thanksgiving Baked Apples
- prep time 10 min
- total time 50 min
- serves 1
1 baking apple (ex. Cortland, Pink Lady, Granny Smith or Crispin)
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon walnuts or pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon golden raisins
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Peel the top of each apple and core with a melon baller, leaving the base intact.
3. Mix together the butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nuts, raisins and salt.
4. Pack the mixture in the centre of the apple. It can spill out the top. (You may have leftover, depending on size of apple.)
5. Place apple in a small casserole dish with ¼ cup apple juice. Bake for about 40 minutes or until apples are fragrant and soft. Brush peeled portion of apple with maple syrup halfway through, as well as 5 minutes before done.
6. Serve warm.