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Tangy Baked Apples

 Tangy Baked Apples
When the weather turns cooler in fall, these baked apples from my mom are sure to warm you up. Our family enjoys them with turkey, pork…even meat loaf. My husband and I like to add a bit more horseradish for extra zip. —Dee Poppie, Gilman, Illinois
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium tart apples
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, divided
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  • Cut apples in half lengthwise; remove cores. Brush with 1 teaspoon
  • lemon juice. Place in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • Combine the brown sugar, ketchup, butter, horseradish and remaining
  • lemon juice. Top each apple half with 2 tablespoons ketchup mixture.
  • Pour water around apples.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 30 minutes or until apples are
  • tender. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 137 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.