A baked apples recipe that is tender, spiced up, and bursting with fall flavors. Stuffed baked apples are a fall tradition, and this recipe is so simple.
Serve as baked apple slices or serve as whole stuffed apples. Baked apples stuffed with an oatmeal mixture are fantastic for kids and adults to enjoy.
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When fall arrives I love to make a batch of this mulled cider in the Crockpot too!
Baked Apples Recipe
Baked apples are something I make every single fall. I make these for holiday parties, and they always go off with a bang.
What Are The Best Apples for Baked Apples
You want to buy an apple that is firmer in texture so it holds up well as it bakes in the slow cooker. You also can enjoy an apple that offers a sweet and tart flavor.
- Honey Crisp
How Do You Remove The Center Out of A Stuffed Apple
I used a melon ball scooper, it works great for removing the core and flesh out of the center of the apple. You can also use a paring knife as well if you prefer.
They also make a nifty cool called an apple corer that just removes the core, not like the ones that cut and slice the apples at the same time.
How Do You Make Slow Cooker Baked Apples
Start by removing the center of the apples with a melon baller. After your apples are prepped, set them aside. Then in a bowl add your flour, brown sugar, oats, and cinnamon with butter to make it crumbly.
Then pour the mixture into apples and place them in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for two hours, until it is softened.
How To Serve Baked Apples
These are some ideas you can use to spice up your baked apples once they are finished baking in the Crockpot!
- Sprinkle with cinnamon
- Whipped Cream
- A scoop of Ice Cream
- Green plain yogurt or vanilla yogurt on the side
- Drizzle Caramel Sauce over apples
Can I Add Nuts Into My Baked Apples Recipe
Of course! If you want more of a crunch factor, mix in some nuts. You can do walnuts, pecans, or even slivered almonds. Or do a blend if you enjoy nuts…go NUTS!
How To Store Leftover Stuffed Apples
You can store your leftover apples in the fridge in an airtight container for up to a week.
Then you can reheat apples in the microwave for a quick treat. If you like you can also place in the oven and warm up slowly at 350 degrees. Once warm then enjoy.
Can Stuffed Baked Apples Be Frozen
Unfortunately, the answer is no. You can not freeze these baked apples. Because the apple breaks down so much as they bake, they become really tender.
If you were to freeze and thaw these apples when they thaw they would turn to mush.
Can I Make Baked Apples In The Oven
Of course. Just follow directions for prepping your apples, and then place in a preheated 350-degree oven.
Then bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until your apples are tender. If you are using larger apples, then add time to the baking time.
- 4 large baking apples
- 1/3 cup flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup oats
- 3-4 Tablespoons butter, softened
- 2 Tablespoons cinnamon
- 1/2 cup water
- Using a melon baller or paring knife, cut out the insides of the apples.
- Combine the flour, brown sugar, oats and cinnamon together and add just enough butter to make the mixture crumbly.
- Portion out the oat mixture into the apple cavities, and then pour the water into the bottom of the crockpot.
- Place the lid on the crockpot and cook on high for 2 hours, until the apples are softened.
- Serve plain or with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle of cinnamon.
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 348Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 31mgSodium 100mgCarbohydrates 61gFiber 8gSugar 38gProtein 3g
These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.
You can try these other tasty sweet treats also made in the Crockpot!
Another delicious sweet treat is this baked oatmeal! It’s for breakfast for snacking!