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Baked Apples

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 6 medium-sized apples
  • 2 Tbsp. melted margarine or butter
  • 1/3 c. chopped walnuts (optional)


Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a pie plate or shallow dish, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon, mixing well. Peel and partially core apples, leaving bottom end of apple cores in place. Dip apples in melted margarine or butter, then roll in sugar mixture. Place coated apples in shallow baking dish. Combine walnuts, if desired, and the remaining margarine and sugar mixture; spoon into centers of apples. Add water to just cover bottom of baking dish. Bake 45 minutes or until apples are tender.


Makes six servings.

Per serving: 198 calories, 8.3 grams (g) fat, 34 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber and 32 milligrams sodium.

Recipe courtesy of The Washington Apple Commission.

Filed under: desserts, bake, side dishes, fruits
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