Baked Apples and Pears with Almonds
This delicious dessert uses honey and the natural flavors of seasonal apples and pears to satisfy any sweet craving without the guilt.
- 4 small Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples (can substitute any variety of apple or use pears as available or on sale)
- 1/4 cup unsalted, unoiled almonds
- 2 tablespoons dried cranberries or raisins (no-sugar-added)
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon honey
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- 1 Preheat oven to 400° F.
- 2 Cut ½ inch off the top of the apples, save the tops.
- 3 Using a spoon or paring knife, core out the apples, leaving a bottom/base intact.
- 4 Chop almonds.
- 5 In a small bowl, combine almonds, cranberries and cinnamon – stir gently. Drizzle in honey and stir until almonds and cranberries are coated.
- 6 Spoon almond mixture into apples and replace tops. Fill a small baking dish with ¼ inch of water, place apples in dish and cover loosely tented foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes until apples are tender and lightly golden.
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|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|
|Total Carbohydrate||29 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
1 fat, 2 fruit
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