Fruit Baked Apples

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Great cold weather dessert - spiced dried fruit mixture fills fresh apples that are then baked in an apple cider sauce. It fills the house with tempting aromas as it bakes. Makes: 8 servings. 34% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Combine Equal®, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium saucepan; stir in cider. Add dried fruit; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until fruit is tender and cider mixture is reduced to about 1 cup. Add butter and stir until melted.
  • Remove cores from apples, cutting to but not through bottoms. Peel 1 inch around tops. Place apples in greased baking pan. Fill centers with fruit; spoon remaining cider mixture over apples.
  • Bake, uncovered, in preheated 350 degrees F oven about 45 minutes or until fork-tender.

  • * May substitute 12 packets Equal® sweetener