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Baked Apples

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  Apples 4 (Rome / Gala)
  Lemon 1
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Chopped toasted walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cognac 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Using a corer or paring knife, make a 1 "-diameter hole through the core of each apple.
Place the apples, right side up, in a 9" X 9" baking dish.
Grate the rind from the lemon into a medium bowl.
Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the bowl.
Discard the lemon.
Stir in the raisins, walnuts, brown sugar, cognac (if using), cinnamon, and cloves.
Spoon into the apples.
Place the cornstarch in a small bowl.
Add the orange juice and stir until smooth.
Pour around the apples.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until softened; occasionally baste the apples with the pan juices.
Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1219 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 26.1 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 269 g89.8%

Dietary Fiber 26.1 g104.4%

Sugars 202.7 g

Protein 12 g23.8%

Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C 436.4%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 27.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Apples Recipe