Fruit & Nut Slow Cooker Baked Apples

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
10 mins
3 hrs

This recipe is from Easy Home Cooking, Slow Cooker recipe book. What better combination than apples with brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts. This recipe is a little different from others here, because it calls for dried apricots in the brown sugar mixture. Your house will smell divine when these are cooking!

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  1. Scoop out the center of each apple, leaving about 1/2 inch of the bottom.
  2. Peel top of apple down about 1 inch.
  3. Brush peeled edges with lemon juice.
  4. Mix apricots, nuts, brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  5. Add melted butter and mix well.
  6. Spoon mixture evenly into apple cavities.
  7. Pour 1/2 cup of water into the bottom of slow cooker.
  8. Arrange apples in slow cooker.
  9. Cover and cook on LOW 3-4 hours, or until apples are tender.
  10. (optional) Serve warm with caramel ice cream topping.