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Fruit & Nut Baked Apples

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Ingredients
  Baking apples 4 Large (such as Rome Beauty or Cortland)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped dried apricots 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts/Pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

SCOOP out center of each apple, leaving 1 1/2-inch-wide cavity about 1/2 inch from bottom.
Peel top of apple down about 1 inch.
Brush peeled edges evenly with lemon juice.
Mix apricots, walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.
Add butter; mix well.
Spoon mixture evenly into apple cavities.
POUR 1/2 cup water onto bottom of slow cooker.
Place 2 apples in slow cooker.
Arrange remaining 2 apples above but not directly on top of bottom apples.
Cover and cook on LOW 3 to 4 hours or until apples are tender.
Serve warm or at room temperature with caramel ice cream topping, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Apple
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes

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