Health

Stuffed Baked Apples with Maple Yogurt Cream

stuffed-baked-apples-yogurt-cream Photo: Travis Rathbone

Ingredients

  • 4 large apples, such as Rome, Cortland or Granny Smith
  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted prunes or dates
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup plain whole-milk yogurt

Preparation


1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Using an apple corer or paring knife, core apples to create a 3/4-inch-wide tunnel; do not cut through bottom of apples. Stir together oats, prunes, apricots, 2 Tbsp. maple syrup, cinnamon and cloves. Spoon mixture into apples, packing in filling and mounding it slightly on top.

2. Place apples in an 8-inch square baking dish and pour 1/2 cup water into bottom of dish. Dot tops of apples with butter and loosely cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake until apples are tender but not falling apart, 20 to 30 minutes longer. Let cool slightly.

3. Stir together yogurt and remaining 1 Tbsp. maple syrup. Serve with warm apples.

Watch the video: How to Make Stuffed Baked Apples 


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  • Yield: Serves: 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 266
Fat per serving: 5g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 58g
Fiber per serving: 7g
Cholesterol per serving: 12mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 21mg
Calcium per serving: 75mg

Good to Know

You'll get the taste of apple pie without the empty calories of a fattening crust. This recipe boasts a boost of calcium from yogurt and a natural bit of sweetness from maple syrup.