Baked Apples With Maple Syrup And Granola

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 8:29 am
By: News On 6

4 granny smith apples (or your favorite variety of apple), halved and cored

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1 Tbsp. maple syrup

¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

½ cup low fat granola

Lite Cool Whip (optional)

Nutmeg (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place apples, cut-side up in baking dish. Dot apples with butter, drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with cinnamon (and also Nutmeg if desired). Pour ¼ cup water into bottom of the dish and cover with foil. Bake until apples are soft, about 35 minutes. Uncover and bake another 10 minutes. Transfer apples to a serving dish and pour the cooking liquid over the top of apples. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving. Top with granola and cool whip if desired.