Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds

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Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds
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Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds

This delicious dessert uses a small amount honey and the natural flavors of seasonal apples and pears to satisfy any sweet craving without the guilt.

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 apple / pear

  • 4 small Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples and/or pears (can also substitute any variety of apple as available or on sale)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted almonds (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons dried, unsweetened cranberries or raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Fill a small baking dish with 1/4 inch of water. Set aside.
  2. Cut ½ inch off the top of the apples. Reserve the tops.
  3. Using a spoon or paring knife, core out the apples, leaving the bottoms intact.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, cranberries, and cinnamon, stirring gently.
  5. Drizzle the honey over the almond mixture, stirring until the almonds and cranberries are coated.
  6. Spoon the almond mixture into the apple cavities. Replace the tops. Place the apples in the baking dish. Bake, covered loosely with aluminum foil, for 30 minutes. Remove the foil. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the apples are tender and lightly golden.

Nutrition Facts

Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds

CaloriesCalories

153 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 153
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fruit, 1 fat

 

This delicious dessert uses a small amount honey and the natural flavors of seasonal apples and pears to satisfy any sweet craving without the guilt.

Nutrition Facts

Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds

CaloriesCalories

153 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving
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Calories 153
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fruit, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 apple / pear

  • 4 small Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples and/or pears (can also substitute any variety of apple as available or on sale)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted almonds (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons dried, unsweetened cranberries or raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Fill a small baking dish with 1/4 inch of water. Set aside.
  2. Cut ½ inch off the top of the apples. Reserve the tops.
  3. Using a spoon or paring knife, core out the apples, leaving the bottoms intact.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, cranberries, and cinnamon, stirring gently.
  5. Drizzle the honey over the almond mixture, stirring until the almonds and cranberries are coated.
  6. Spoon the almond mixture into the apple cavities. Replace the tops. Place the apples in the baking dish. Bake, covered loosely with aluminum foil, for 30 minutes. Remove the foil. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the apples are tender and lightly golden.