Baked Oat & Walnut-Stuffed Apple
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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.
fresh apple(s)1 medium, pink lady or empire variety
uncooked quick oats2 Tbsp
chopped walnuts2 ½ tsp
whipped salted butter2 tsp, at room temperature
dark brown sugar1 ¼ tsp
raw lemon peel¼ tsp, finely grated
ground cinnamon¼ tsp
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- 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.
- Bake apple, tightly covered with foil, 25 minutes. Meanwhile, combine oats, walnuts, butter, sugar, lemon peel and cinnamon in a small cup.
- Remove foil from apple and fill apple with oat mixture; bake, uncovered, until crisp, 5-10 minutes.
- Makes 1 serving.