VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 6 medium tart apples
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup red-hot candies
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Cut top off apples and set tops aside. Core apples to within 1/2 in. of bottom. Place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. In a bowl, combine sugar, candies and cinnamon; spoon 2 tablespoons into each apple. Replace the tops. Spoon any remaining sugar mixture over the apples. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until apples are tender, basting occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Treasure-Filled Apples in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p14