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Cinnamon Oat Baked Apples

Cinnamon Oat Baked Apples - A healthy and delicious dessert to make for fall! The perfect way to enjoy the flavors of apple pie without all of the calories. This baked apple recipe will become a fast favorite! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked apples
Servings: 4
Calories: 201kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye

Ingredients

  • 4 medium gala apples
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water

Optional: 1/4 cup chopped pecans, whipped cream

    Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine oats and pecans (if desired) with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Spread out on a baking sheet in a thin layer and bake for 4-6 minutes until golden and toasted. Remove and set aside. Reduce oven temp to 325°F.
    • Rinse and core the apples, but make sure not to cut through the bottom of the apple. You can use an apple corer or a paring knife. Make sure seeds are removed as well (scoop out with spoon)
    • In a bowl combine oat-pecan mixture with brown sugar, yogurt , melted butter and cinnamon. Spoon mixture into the cavity of each apple. Place apples in an 8X8 inch baking dish. Pour water in the bottom of dish.
    • Bake at 325 for 30-40 minutes until tender (not mushy). Top with whipped cream or ice cream and serve.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.9mg