Parmesan Crisp Baked Apples Recipe

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Parmesan Crisp Baked Apples Recipe
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Parmesan Crisp Baked Apples Recipe

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A dear friend and I wanted to make an easy apple crisp. We made a Parmesan filling, stuffed the apples and baked them whole. They were a hit! —Susan Stetzel, Gainesville, NY
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 small Braeburn or Gala apples
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • Honey, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Cut a 1/4-in. slice off top of each apple. Core apples, leaving bottoms intact; place in a microwave-safe 8-in. square baking dish. Microwave, covered, 3-4 minutes or until tender.
In a small bowl, mix cheese, oats, flour, brown sugar and nutmeg; stir in melted butter until crumbly. Carefully fill apples with oat mixture. Bake, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until topping is golden brown. If desired, drizzle with honey. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Parmesan Crisp Baked Apples in Taste of Home September/October 2015, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed apple: 255 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 2 small Braeburn or Gala apples
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • Honey, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cut a 1/4-in. slice off top of each apple. Core apples, leaving bottoms intact; place in a microwave-safe 8-in. square baking dish. Microwave, covered, 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cheese, oats, flour, brown sugar and nutmeg; stir in melted butter until crumbly. Carefully fill apples with oat mixture. Bake, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until topping is golden brown. If desired, drizzle with honey. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Parmesan Crisp Baked Apples in Taste of Home September/October 2015, p10

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erinshea1982 User ID: 7151030 236997
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"I loved this recipe! The apples area in season, and the savory touch the Parmesan adds is perfect!"

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