Think of these baked apples as individual apple crisps. Use apples that get nice and soft when they're cooked. Try serving it with a splash of dark rum and a dollop of fat-free Greek-style yogurt.

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  • Remove the stem and core of apples with a melon baller, leaving the bottoms intact.

  • Combine oats, sugar, pecans, 1/4 cup cider and ginger in a small bowl. Fill each apple with about 2 tablespoons of the filling and place in an 8-inch-square (or similar-size) baking dish. Pour the remaining 1/2 cup cider around the apples. Cover the dish with foil.

  • Bake the apples until tender, about 20 minutes. Uncover and continue baking until the apples are very soft but still hold together, 10 to 15 minutes more. Let cool about 5 minutes before serving.


People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; 5.6 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 8 mg sodium. 212 mg potassium; 52.2 g carbohydrates; 4.9 g fiber; 40 g sugar; 2.2 g protein; 132 IU vitamin a iu; 8 mg vitamin c; 6 mcg folate; 36 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 17 mg magnesium; 19 g added sugar;

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Recipe Needs Proofreading! The quantity of apple cider is confusing given the directions for preparation. I was all set to make this fall goodie when I realized the problem. Pros: Looks great Cons: Poor driections Read More