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Hazelnut Baked Apples

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  Baking apples 6 Large
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped orehon hazelnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced pitted dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry sherry 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light cream 1 Tablespoon

Core whole apples and pare 1/3 of the way down. Brush with lemon juice. Mix together hazelnuts, dates and butter; stuff into center of apples. Pile any extra mixture on top. Place in lightly buttered baking dish. In saucepan, mix together sugar and cinnamon; stir in water. Stir over medium heat until mixture boils; simmer gently 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in sherry. Spoon over apples. Bake in 350º oven for 1 1/4 hours, or until apples are tender, basting occasionally with syrup in pan. Serve warm or cold with cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
85 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 545 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.9%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.2 mg4.1%

Sodium 129.1 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 67 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 22.6%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hazelnut Baked Apples Recipe