Healthy Children - February 2013


Warm Baked Apples with Dried Cherries, Raisins and Blueberries

Serves 6
6 Golden Delicious or Granny Smith apples
3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1 cup dried cherries, blueberries, and raisins
½ cup light brown sugar
6 teaspoons honey
2 tablespoons safflower or canola oil
1. Brush 6 cupcake molds with the oil to prevent sticking.
2. Use melon baller to scoop stem and core of each apple, poke a few holes into the top of the apple with a fork to prevent heat from splitting them, then place them into cupcake molds.
3. Place a half tablespoon of orange juice concentrate into the center of each apple.
4. Fill with dried fruits and sprinkle brown sugar over the tops.
5. Drizzle with honey and bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes or until apple is soft. Serve warm.

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