Easy baked apples recipe! Two apples filled with oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. Baked until perfectly tender. Perfect for breakfast or dessert.
If you’re looking for a simple baked apples recipe, you’ve come to the right place. These tender, sweet baked apples are not only very easy to make but they’re absolutely delicious.
I grew up eating a version of these cinnamon baked apples when I was a little girl. When my mother had apples that needed to be used up quickly or if she wanted to serve us a quick dessert that was a little on the healthy side, she would bake these for us.
Can This Recipe Be Doubled?
This recipe is made with 2 apples. It can easily be doubled or tripled.
See recipe box below for ingredient amounts and full recipe instructions.
- brown sugar
- boiling water
How To Make Baked Apples
- Start with any type of apples you prefer. Use a sharp knife or apple corer to cut a deep hole into the center of the apple.
- Combine the sugar, oats, spices, and butter and spoon the mixture into the hole.
- Place the apples in a small baking dish and pour in the boiling water. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the apples are tender.
Ways To Use Leftover Ingredients
If you have any ingredients left over from this baked apples recipe, you might like to consider using them in any of these single serving and small batch recipes:
- Apples: Apple Muffin, Apple Crisp, Apple Pie, Apple Cinnamon Scones, Apple Pie Granola, Apple Galette
- Oats: Baked Oatmeal, Oatmeal Cookies, Orange Oatmeal Cake, Lace Cookies
What To Serve With Baked Apples
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- 2 medium apples (such as Gala, Jonagold, Fuji or Honeycrisp)
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/4 cup oats
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 cup boiling water
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Rinse and dry the apples. Using a sharp knife or an apple corer, cut out the cores, leaving the bottom 1/2-inch of the apples intact and creating a well roughly 1-inch wide.
- Mix the brown sugar, oats, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl. Divide this mixture between the two apples, packing the mixture into the wells firmly.
- Arrange the apples in a small baking dish, and top each apple with 1/4 tablespoon of butter.
- Pour the hot water into the bottom of the dish.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the apples are cooked through and tender.
- Remove the apples from the oven and spoon the juices from the dish over the apples.
- Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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