Healthy Baked Apples

Healthy Baked Apples

Healthy Baked Apples

Servings:  4

Calories:  116

Author:  Martha / Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients:

2 large apples

2 Tablespoons brown sugar

1 Tablespoon butter, melted

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

⅓ cup water or apple juice

Directions

  1.  Preheat oven to 350F degrees
  2.  Cut the apples in half around the middle.  Remove the core and seeds with a small spoon or knife.  Place the apples in an ovenproof baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Spoon this mixture into the centers of your apple halves.  Pour water or apple juice into the baking dish.
  4. Bake apples for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the apples are tender when pierced with the tip of a sharp knife. 
  5. Serve warm with low fat ice cream or plain or vanilla yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup. 

Recipes Notes

Healthy Baked apples Variations:

These healthy baked apples can be customized too.  Feel free to add up to ¼ cup of other healthy ingredients to sugar, butter and spices, such as:

Chopped dried fruit such as raising or dried cranberries

Chopped nuts such as almonds, pecans or walnuts

Low – fat granola

Quick cooking oats

Mary Anne Chadbourne

About Mary Anne Chadbourne

I am are retired Dietitian. I also do consulting work for a skin care company. I am a contributing writer for The Hip Senior Magazine. I enjoy travel, walk, yoga, cooking, baking, reading, knitting, and women's prayer groups

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