My family loved these delicious baked apples with just a hint of rum flavor to go with all those yummy spices. I covered them, and shouldn't have?, as they sorta foamed over the top of the apple when they got done; however, it didn't affect their great taste. Next time I will bake the apples UNCOVERED and toast the pecans and sprinkle them on top when serving apples, as cooking the pecans inside the apples made them a little "soggy". We had this as a side dish for Thanksgiving, they were a nice complement to the turkey and dressing.
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! We loved these. Mine were not soft enough but 15 more minutes in the oven will solve that problem. Besides that they were fantastic! The rum really makes these special. We decided they should be called Butter Rum Baked Apples. I did not use pecans since we didn't have any and aren't big fans of nuts in general. Paired with vanilla ice cream this was the perfect ending to a great fall meal! Thanks for sharing.
Very tasty - I used dried cranberries soaked in the rum & I don't think the rum was "dark" but it still tasted good. I put my apples in the middle of a pie plate and surrounded it with extra filling from an apple pie that I had just baked (so they had extra cinnamon, white sugar, & also nutmeg on them).
These are to die for!!! Seriously... they are super easy to make and are just the most amazing comfort food you could imagine! I really believe the rum added something special to the apples, and I followed this recipe exactly, besides the fact I scaled it down to 2 apples. It was so delicious with ice cream and the pecans and raisins were the best!
Mmmmm...these are just delicious!! Much of the brown sugar did leak out of the apple, but I just spooned it back over top of the apple when serving. I scaled down the recipe to 2 servings, which my dad and I enjoyed for dessert with a scoop of low fat vanilla ice cream. I didn't have any real rum so soaked the raisins in about 1 tsp of rum extract mixed with water. I then drizzled about 1/2 of this mixture onto the apples, which resulted in a great flavor. I didn't bother with the butter which turned out just fine. Thanks for a delicious dessert!
WOW-delicious! Make sure to puncture the skin all around to reduce change of skins splitting. I used dried cranberries instead of raisins, and it was wonderful as well. Also, added the nuts on top as suggested. Serve warm with lots of whipped cream. Yummy!
Great recipe! Followed exactly but only made 3. Probably should have soaked raisins longer. Big hit with hubby and 3-year old. And yes, vanilla ice cream is absolutely necessary.
I really loved this recipe for a couple reasons: 1. Booze, check. 2. Raisins, check. 3. Brown sugar, check! 45 minutes was the perfect baking time. My oven runs a little hot, so the apples came out deliciously fork tender and not saucy, with a great carmelized bunch of pecans, raisins, and brown sugar coating the bottom of the pan. Delish! I used Jonagolds for my apples, and I am definitely going to make this again soon.
We had after with dinner Even though everyone was full they all ate every bite!
The filling is delicious! Even one of my kids that doesnt like baked apples loved this recipe, thank you!