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Baked Apples in Caramel Cream

"What's better on a cool fall day than baked apples with a yummy sauce?" inquires Karen Ann Bland, Gove, Kansas.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 4 large Rome Beauty apples, cored
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 caramels
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Combine brown sugar and water in a 9-in. square baking dish. Peel the top half of each apple; brush with lemon juice.
  • Place in the baking dish. Fill each with three caramels. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until apples are tender, basting every 20 minutes.
  • Carefully lift apples, allowing any caramel in centers to drip into pan, and place in individual dessert dishes. Pour sauce into a small saucepan; add cream. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until sauce is smooth and thick. Spoon over apples; serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 345 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • donovansquared
    Apr 12, 2010

    Very good apples. I used 4 small gala apples and followed the recipe completely. We thought it was best with the apples cut up in a bowl using a spoon to get lots of sauce with each bite. The sauce was really yummy!