Recipe by Cooking Light January 1999


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia E. DeGaris

Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 apple and 2 tablespoons sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

  • Core apples three-fourths of the way through. (Do not cut through bottom.) Peel top half of each apple. Fill apples with cherry mixture. Place apples in a 12-inch cast-iron or heavy ovenproof skillet. Add the juice to skillet. Combine maple syrup and butter; pour over apples. Cover; bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; baste apples with juices from pan. Bake, uncovered, an additional 25 minutes or until tender. Serve with sauce.

  • Note: Apples can also be baked in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 69.5g; fiber 5.7g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 29mg; calcium 56mg.