Baked Apples

October 2009
It’s apple picking season! This low fat and low sodium recipe is a great breakfast, side dish, or dessert. The spices, nuts and raisins can be interchanged or omitted depending upon your taste.


6 apples – peeled, cored and sliced

1/2 cup white sugar

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup milk


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.

2. Place apples in a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix together sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Stir spice mixture into apples until evenly distributed. Fold in raisins and walnuts. Spoon into prepared dish. Pour milk evenly over apple mixture.

3. (optional) Top with a few thin slices of stick butter, sprinkle with brown sugar or granola.

4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes, or until soft and bubbly. Allow to cool slightly before serving.