Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 55 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 tbsp. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup whole almonds, toasted, chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnut halves, toasted, chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 4 dried figs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 4 medium Golden Delicious apples
  • 1 1/4 cups apple juice
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Melt shortening in large skillet over medium heat. Add nuts, raisins and figs; saute 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in brown sugar and salt.

  • Step 2

    REMOVE a 1 1/4-inch wide center core from each apple. Cut a 1/4-inch slice off top of each apple so top surface is flat. Place apples in 8-inch square baking pan.

  • Step 3

    SPOON nut mixture evenly into the centers of apples, mounding any additional mixture on tops of apples. Pour 1 cup apple juice into pan. Cover tightly with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake an additional 10 minutes or until fork tender.

  • Step 4

    WHISK cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup apple juice in small saucepan until smooth. Remove apples from baking pan. Strain pan juices into saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook 1 minute. Spoon sauce over warm baked apples. Serve with ice cream.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 330
  • Calories from Fat110g
  • Total Fat 13g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 57g
  • Dietary Fiber 7g
  • Sugars 37g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet