Baked Apples Stuffed with Nuts and Cranberries Recipe

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Apples with a sweet and savory stuffing provide a wonderful and warm dessert that is particularly enjoyable in fall or winter or for holiday events.
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  • 4 large baking apples (such as Gala or Fuji)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, divided
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped and divided
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
Container: 8 inch square baking dish
30 mins
45 mins
1.25 hrs
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Wash all apples. Core apple to within a 1/2 or 1/4 inch from the bottom of the apple.
  • Peel and remove skin from top one fourth of apple.
  • Half way down apple, thinly score through the skin. Make score completely around entire outside of apple to help keep apples from spliting.
  • Place apples in baking dish.
  • Mix water and lemon juice together. Add vanilla if desired. Fill each apple with approximately 1 tablespoon of this mixture. Pour remaining mixture into baking dish.
  • Place 1/4 of butter in each apple.
  • Mix cranberries, walnuts, brown sugar, and cinnamon together. Fill the center of each apple with a portion of the mixed ingredients.
  • Prior to baking, spoon liquid from bottom of baking dish into each apple.
  • Bake uncovered 45 minutes or until apples are soft.
  • Baste with pan juices 2 or 3 times while baking.
  • Serve warm as is or garnish with small amount of whipped topping or ice cream.
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"I'm not a fan of walnuts so I left them out. Very good."
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