Oatmeal & Brown Sugar Baked Apples
Does this recipe sound boring? Don’t be fooled! Simple but divine – that’s how to sum up the wonder that is the baked apple. This recipe from The Kitchn takes things over the top with an oatmeal/brown sugar stuffing.

Ingredients

  • 4medium


    Applestry Honeycrisp

  • 1/4cup


    Brown Sugar

  • 1/4cup


    Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats

  • 1/2tsp


    Cinnamon

  • 1/4tsp


    Nutmeg

  • 1pinch


    Ground Cloves

  • 1tbsp


    Buttercut into fours

  • 1cup


    Hot Water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place rack in the lower-middle spot.
  2. Core apples, leaving about half an inch at the bottom and creating a well about ¾” wide.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, oatmeal, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Divide evenly among the four apples, packing firmly.
  4. Arrange stuffed apples in a baking dish, topping each with a pat of butter.
  5. Add 1 cup hot water to the dish, cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and continue baking 20 to 30 minutes, until apples are soft when poked with a knife and brown sugar has become syrupy.
  7. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or crème fraîche.