Baked Apples With Dried Cherries and Maple Syrup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

From "Everyday Food" No.26 (Oct. 2005).


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Core apples, making a 3/4"-wide cavity, stopping 1/2" from the bottom. Peel top inch of apples and fill with cherries and walnuts. Arrange in an 8" square baking dish.
  3. Drizzle maple syrup over apples and top each with 1/2 tablespoons butter.
  4. Bake, basting occasionally, until apples are tender (45-60 minutes).
  5. Transfer apples to a plate. Pour the liquid fro the baking dish into a bowl; whisk in sour cream. Drizzle over apples and sprinkle with crushed gingersnaps.