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Not Your Everyday Apples

Apples are baked to perfection with a mixture of butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.
Cooking for a Crowd

Cooking for a Crowd

Use these recipe sheets to prepare for larger groups:

Kid friendly
Bowl of baked apple chunks with raisins and cinnamon.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes: 3 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

3 medium apples, chopped (3” diameter)
½ cup raisins 
2 teaspoons soft margarine or butter
2 teaspoons brown sugar
¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Mix apples with raisins, margarine, sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Place the mixture in a baking dish and cover loosely with foil. Bake for about 20 minutes.
  5. Cool slightly and enjoy!
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try serving this recipe with vanilla or plain yogurt.
  • No raisins? Use any dried fruit cut into bite-sized pieces, if needed.

Comments

Instead of raisins, try using CRANBERRIES... ooo, sweet & tart... and local!!

As Erin mentioned in an earlier comment, this recipe can be pre-made and served cold. Since the Food Hero Overnight Oatmeal is served cold, using the apples as a topping makes for a great mix of two easy to prepare, yummy recipes!

This is a great healthy dessert option!  Kids really like it!

I serve this at schools, and since we have to make it the day before, I serve it cold. The kids love it! I've served it with yogurt and they thought it was like having dessert. Very tasty. Sunflower seeds or nuts can be added for a protein boost.

When serving with yogurt, did you pre mix this in with yogurt or serve the yogurt on the side?? 

When serving with yogurt, I just added a dollop on top of the apples without mixing it in.

This is a great dessert (or even breakfast addition) that smells and tastes SO good, my class couldn't believe how little sugar was in it.  I will definitely make this one again.

Loved it - tastes great, super easy, healthy dessert!

This could be done in the microwave also!

What cooking time do you recommend for microwave preparation?

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