Baked Cinnamon Apples (Crock Pot)
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- Ready In:
- 2hrs 30mins
- 6 large very tart apples, cored, sliced and peeled (peels on is okay too!)
- 1 cup golden raisin
- 1 cup granulated sugar (or less if you have sweeter apples)
- 1⁄4 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 tablespoons butter, sliced
- Put all ingredients EXCEPT BUTTER into crock pot; stir well, coating all apple slices, and place slices of butter on top.
- Cook on HIGH for 1-1/2 to 2 hours OR cook on LOW 3-1/2 to 4 hours, stirring once half way through.
- Serve and enjoy!
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Made this the other night to use up some apples, and couldn't have been more delighted with the results. Tweaked a few things, and hubby and I both loved it to pieces. In fact, we just got finished with some leftovers. <br/><br/>I used about 9 apples of varying types--a golden delicious, a couple of Macs, a Gala or two, and some others thrown in for good measure. Peeled most of them before slicing, but left one or two alone. Used no white sugar at all and 3/4 cup DARK brown, which was delicious but still a tad sweet. Might use a bit less next time. Used 1 Tblsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1/8 tsp. ginger, 1/8 tsp. allspice, because we love flavorful things. Used 3 Tblsp. butter made w/ olive oil & sea salt. Used regular, dark raisins. Also tossed the apple slices & raisins with a couple of splashes of brandy before coating them with the dry ingredients, which I whisked together in a small bowl first to make sure everything was evenly distributed. Used my 5-qt. slow cooker, on high for awhile and then switched to low, and the apples were perfect in about 3 hours' time--done but not mush. (The house smelled amazing.) Served topped with reduced fat vanilla ice cream, which melted beautifully over the warm apples. HEAVEN! This will be my go-to recipe from now on whenever I have apples to be used. Easy and delicious. What's not to like? :)
I brought these for yesterdays July 4th party. Nothing like American apple pie (without the crust) for a July 4 party. I doubled the recipe for about 15 people and there were NO left overs. Everyone LOVED them and was the only dish that didn't have left overs. They were delicious and I am so glad I brought them. I had to add a link on my facebook page so my friends and family could have the recipe. HIGHLY recommend this recipe.
This was delicious. I did make some tweaks similar to other reviewer suggestions. I only had 5 apples, so I only used 1/4 cup packed brown sugar. I also added 1/3 cup apple cider. I didn't have any cornstarch so I added 1 tablespoon of instant tapioca. Cook time was 1 hr, 25 min. I used Courtland apples that I sliced into about 1.5" wedges with an apple corer/slicer. They were soft, but not mushy.
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