Baked Apples

When compared to a traditional recipe, this version has a 38% reduction in calories, a 46% reduction in carbohydrates and a 61% reduction in sugars.

Baked Apples

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  • Cups Orange Juice, freshly squeezed

  • Cup Splenda

  • Tbs. Flour

  • ½

    tsp. Ground Cinnamon

  • 2

    Tbs. Margarine

  • 2

    tsp. Grated Orange Peel

  • 8

    Small Granny Smith Apples (or other tart baking apples)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 11 x 7 inch baking dish with vegetable spray. Whisk together orange juice, Splenda, flour and cinnamon in a medium saucepan; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Remove from heat; whisk in margarine and orange peel. Core apples; peel 1" from tops of apples. Place apples in a prepared baking dish; pour sauce over apples. Bake uncovered, 35-40 minutes until tender, basting at 10-minute intervals. Serve apples with sauce.


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