Crock Pot Walnut-Stuffed Glazed Apples

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Fall is right around the corner! That means it’s time to get ready for apple season. A few years ago I posted a Crock Pot Apple Cake recipe that went nearly viral. I hope this one is shared just as much because it’s low in fat, so easy to make, and one the whole family will enjoy. Crock Pot Walnut-Stuffed Glazed Apples come out tender (but not mushy) and will have your entire house smelling like a bakery (or apple farm).

Serve these apples warm from the crock pot with low-fat frozen yogurt, ice cream, or side of low-fat coffee cake. Any apple variety does the trick but my favorites are Golden Delicious and Granny Smith. Enjoy!

Crock Pot Walnut-Stuffed Glazed Apples

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 2 hours
Total time 2 hours, 15 minutes
Meal type

Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup walnuts (coarsely chopped)
  • 3 Tablespoons dried currants or raisins (optional)
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (divided)
  • 4 Medium apples (any variety)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 3/4 cups apple cider or juice

Directions

Step 1
Combine first ingredients in a small bowl; add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, stirring to combine.
Step 2
Remove upper 1/4 of apples and core.
Step 3
Place apples in 3 to 4 quart crock pot. Spoon walnut mixture into cavity of each apple.
Step 4
Combine the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup brown sugar, and apple cider/juice in a small bowl, stirring to combine. Pour over apples.
Step 5
Cover with lid; cook on LOW 2 hours.
Step 6
Spoon 1/4 cup cooking liquid over each serving.
Step 7
Garnish with additional walnuts and brown sugar.

Posted on by Crystal in Food & Recipes

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