Fruit & Nut Baked Apples



Recipe By :Easy Home Cooking Best Recipes Aug/Sept 2000
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Crockpot Fruit


Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 large baking apples (Rome Beauty, Jonathon)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/3 cup dried apricots -- chopped
1/3 cup walnuts or pecans -- chopped
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 Tablespoons Melted butter or margarine

Slow Cooker Directions


Hollow out center of each apple, leaving 1 1/2 inch wide cavity
about
1/2-inch from bottom. Peel top of apple down about 1 inch. Brush
peeled edges evenly with lemon juice. Mix apricots, walnuts, brown
sugar and
cinnamon into small bowl. Add butter; mix well. Spoon mixture
evenly into apple cavities.


Pour 1/2 cup water in bottom of slow cooker. Place 2 apples in
bottom of cooker. Arrange the remaining 2 apples above but not
directly on top of bottom apples. Cover and cook on LOW 3-4 hours
or until apples are tender.
Serve warm or at room temperature with caramel ice cream topping,
if desired.