Baked Apples

Classic baked apples are easier to make than apple pie, and taste just as delicious. Bake and serve to your friends and family for a healthy alternative!

Serving size

1 apple

Makes

6

Ingredients

6 apples (baking variety: Rome Beauty, Winesap, Starr, Jersey Red)

½ cup maple syrup

3 teaspoons margarine

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1 apple

Calories

190

Protein

<1 g

Sodium

36 mg

Calcium

24 mg

Phosphorus

20 mg

Potassium

230 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Core apples, leaving the bottom of the apple solid.
  2. Pare a 1-inch strip around the middle to keep skin from splitting.
  3. Place apples upright in a baking dish and pour water to ¼ to ½ inch deep around the apples.
  4. Fill the center of 1 apple with maple syrup and add ½ teaspoon of margarine and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and cloves. Repeat for the remaining apples.
  5. Bake 30-40 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Recipe contributed by Satellite Healthcare

Substitute maple syrup with suger-free maple syrup that is safe to heat if you want to reduce your sugar intake