This recipe is courtesy of the Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook, p. 243.
- 4 medium cooking apples, such as Rome Beauty, Granny Smith, or Jonathan
- 1/2 cup raisins, snipped pitted whole dates, or mixed dried fruit bits
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/3 cup apple juice or water
- Optional: Ice cream or half and half
Core the apples. Peel a strip from the top of each. Place apples in a 2-quart casserole. Combine the raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg, and spoon into centers of apples. Pour apple juice into casserole. Bake apples at 350F for 40-45 minutes or until apples are tender, basting ocassionally.
Calorie count: 143 per serving (4 servings)