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

Amber Gray
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desserts
Servings 4
Calories 385 kcal


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Remove tops from apples and core, leaving apples whole. Sprinkle inside with lemon juice.
  • Mix pear, pecans, dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar in bowl.
  • 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.
  • Drizzle with caramel dip.


Calories: 385kcalCarbohydrates: 72.41gProtein: 3.24gFat: 11.5gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 35mgFiber: 6.38g
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