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Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples

Apples, pears and dried fruit make a great combination in this pear-stuffed baked apple recipe. This easy recipe is perfect for a yummy dessert!

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Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples

Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 4 large Gala apples
  • 3 Bartlett pears, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons caramel dip


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Remove tops from apples and core, leaving apples whole. Sprinkle inside with lemon juice.
  3. Mix pear, pecans, dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar in bowl.
  4. Tightly pack apples with pear mixture. Place in baking dish and add water to fill pan ½-inch. Bake 30-40 minutes, or until apples are soft.
  5. Drizzle with caramel dip.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 385Total Fat: 11.50gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 35mgCarbohydrates: 72.41gFiber: 6.38gProtein: 3.24g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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