Naturally Sweet Baked Apples

Courtesy of 50 Ways to Take the Junk Out of Junk Food by Julie Whittingham

10 minutes prep time  |  Serves 6

What You Need

  • 6 large Delicious apples, cored
  • 1/2 c raisins
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 c pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 Tbsp light margarine


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place apples in a baking dish.
  3. Mix raisins with cinnamon. Stuff mixture into apples.
  4. Combine maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  5. Dot top of each apple with 1 tablespoon margarine and pour maple syrup mixture over top. Bake, uncovered, for about 45 minutes or until apples are tender, basting every 15 minutes.

Per serving: 474 Calories, 5 g Protein, 104 g Carbohydrates, 7 g Fiber, 8 g Total Fat (4 g sat, 2 g mono, 1 g poly), 17 mg Sodium


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