Baked Oat & Walnut-Stuffed Apple

5
Total Time
47 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
35 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy
When you’re craving apple pie flavor but don’t want a whole pie in the house, these baked apples with crunchy oat-nut topping will do the trick.

Ingredients

fresh apple(s)

1 medium, pink lady or empire variety

water

2 Tbsp

uncooked quick oats

2 Tbsp

chopped walnuts

2½ tsp

whipped salted butter

2 tsp, at room temperature

dark brown sugar

1¼ tsp

raw lemon peel

¼ tsp, finely grated

ground cinnamon

¼ tsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut a 1/4-in slice off top of apple; use a melon baller to core apple about 3/4s of way to bottom. Place apple in a ramekin; add water to base of ramekin.
  3. Bake apple, tightly covered with foil, 25 minutes. Meanwhile, combine oats, walnuts, butter, sugar, lemon peel and cinnamon in a small cup.
  4. Remove foil from apple and fill apple with oat mixture; bake, uncovered, until crisp, 5-10 minutes.
  5. Makes 1 serving.

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