Harvest Baked Apples

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 45 min
Makes: Makes 8 servings, one apple each.

8 medium baking apples
1 cup apple or orange juice
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded 2% Milk Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup Chopped Pecans, toasted

PREHEAT oven to 350F. Remove cores from apples to within 1/2 inch of
bottoms of apples; pierce the skins with a sharp knife. Place apples
in shallow baking dish.

COMBINE juice, sugar and cinnamon; pour over apples.
BAKE 30 to 35 min. or until apples are tender, basting occasionally
with the juice mixture. Remove apples from oven. Combine cheese,
raisins and pecans; spoon evenly into centers of apples. Let stand 1
min.

Substitute POST GRAPE-NUTS Cereal for the pecans.