Oven-Baked Harvest Apples

Southern Living Cooking School
Oven-Baked Harvest ApplesRecipe
Prep: 10 min., Bake: 1 hr.
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

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4 large McIntosh or Golden Delicious apples, cored
3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
2 tablespoons dried cranberries
1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 teaspoons butter or margarine
Garnish: fresh oregano sprigs

Preparation

1. Peel top third of apples. Arrange apples, peeled sides up, in an 8-inch square baking dish.

2. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon sugar mixture evenly into apple shells and on top of apples. Top each apple with 1 teaspoon spread. Pour 2/3 cup water into baking dish.

3. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until tender, basting occasionally with pan juices. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

October 2007