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Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples

Amanda Keefer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Desserts
Servings 4
Calories 346 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: 346kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 43mgPotassium: 417mgFiber: 11gSugar: 62gVitamin A: 157IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apples, dessert, healthy desserts, pears
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