Old Fashioned and Delicious! This basic recipe can be altered to your taste by adding raisins, nuts, oats, etc. It makes a hearty breakfast or a wonderful dessert. Enjoy!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 minutes
2 medium tart apples
1/4 cup dried cranberries
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon honey
Vanilla ice cream or sweetened whipped cream, optional
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Core apples, leaving bottoms intact; peel top third of each. Place in a greased 8×4-in. glass loaf pan; fill with cranberries.
2. In a small saucepan, combine water, brown sugar and honey; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Pour over apples.
3. Bake, uncovered, until apples are tender, 35-40 minutes, basting occasionally with juices. If desired, serve with ice cream.
1 baked apple: 253 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (59g sugars, 4g fiber), 0 protein.