Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Nice to make especially if you have left-over cranberries from Thanksgiving. Fall is the time for apples and this recipe is delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toast almonds by placing in a frying pan for a few minutes until lightly browned. Take care they do not burn. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a small bowl cream brown sugar with butter or margarine, add nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, orange extract, cranberries and cooled almonds. Mix well.
  3. Cut 1/4 off the tops of each apple. Set the tops aside.
  4. Use a melon baller to scoop out the core of the apples. Take care not to go all the way down to the bottom of the apple. Make a tunnel about 1 inch wide.
  5. Pack the brown sugar mixture into the apples with your fingers.
  6. Place the apples in a baking dish. Fit the apples quite snuggly. Place the tops back on the apples. Pour apple cider around apples.
  7. Cover with foil and bake at 350F degrees for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove foil and bake for another 20 - 30 minutes until apples are tender but not falling apart. Baking time will depend on the size of the apples.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy.

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