Here’s something warm and wonderful for chilly mornings or after-school treats – simple and satisfying; baked apples.
Start with Red Delicious apples. This recipe makes 4 1/2 apples, you can easily double quantities if desired. Preheat oven to 350˚. Oil small baking dish.
• 2 apples – cored, cut in half and drizzled with fresh lemon juice
• 2/3 cup quick cooking oats
• 2/3 cup brown sugar2 T butter (softened)
• 1 tsp ground cinnamon
• 1/2 tsp ground cloves
• 1/2 lemon (juice squeezed onto apples, peel for garnish)
Combine ingredients using a fork. Mixture will be crumbly. Stuff into apple halves. Pop into the oven for 30-35 minutes (longer if you use large apples or larger quantities of apples).
Plate and serve warm from the oven, or room temp. Great with Greek yogurt, a glass of milk or a cup of coffee or cocoa. Enjoy!
Also great with Black Bean Chili before heading out to Trick or Treat to avoid a candy overdose or to serve as a snack while putting up Halloween decorations. Have an extra apple or two? Try adding diced apple to our Overnight Oatmeal – super suggestion from one of our readers! Thanks, Darren!
Photos by: Lisa Keating