Cranberry Stuffed Apples

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours


5 servings

Updated: Nov. 04, 2022
Cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts add a homey autumn flavor to these stuffed apples, while the slow cooker does most of the work. —Graciela Sandvigen, Rochester, New York
Cranberry Stuffed Apples Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 medium apples
  • 1/3 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Optional: Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream


  1. Core apples, leaving bottoms intact. Peel top third of each apple; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the cranberries, brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and nutmeg; spoon into apples.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until apples are tender. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 stuffed apple: 136 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.