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Baked Apples
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins


Course: Apple, Side Dish
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: apple, cream cheese
Servings: 4 servings
  • 4 large baking apples
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, cut into fourths
  • 1 tablespoon butter, cut into fourths
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons caramel-butterscotch ice cream topping, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 375º Rinse and dry apples.
  2. Using a sharp paring knife, cut out the cores and seeds, lightly scrap out some of the inside of the apple with a small spoon, keep bottom of apples intact.
  3. Place brown sugar, cinnamon, pecans and flax seed in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Fill each apple with brown sugar mixture. Put apples in a baking dish. Place a quarter piece of cream cheese on top of each apple, then dot each apple with a quarter piece of butter.
  4. Pour boiling water in bottom of baking dish. Bake at 375º for 30 to 45 minutes and apples are cooked through and tender. Remove apples from oven.
  5. Drizzle baked apples with caramel-butterscotch ice cream topping.