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Simple Baked Cinnamon Apples

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Check out this Simple Baked Cinnamon Apples! It’s fun, delicious, unique – and screams fall! When it comes to Easy Apple Recipes, this one needs to be at the top of your list.

This is a simple dessert that will turn heads. The halved apples make it the perfect way to top with ice cream and pecans. So good!

This is a great snack to use up apples and have a fun flavor at the same time. The toppings can be optional if you want to keep this dessert more on the healthy side!

Simple Baked Cinnamon Apples

I can’t get enough of this delicious dessert. Not only do I love how it looks, but it’s one of the easiest desserts to make as well. My boys love it when it’s cooked, and so do I!

You need simple ingredients to make it – which is a major plus, too. Minimal prep work and lots of flavor are reasons I love making it.

You could make this for brunch or dessert – or when you have a ton of apples and need to do something with them. Trust me when I say that baked apples like this are delicious!

Why are Fuji apples great for baking?

Fuji apples are great for baking due to their dense and crisp texture, which holds up well in the oven and provides a satisfying crunch in every bite.

These apples are also known for their sweetness and aromatic flavor, which adds depth to any baked good.

Unlike other apples, Fuji apples contain less moisture, making them the perfect choice for pie fillings and tarts that require a firmer texture. Additionally, Fuji apples’ natural sweetness means that less sugar is needed in recipes, resulting in a healthier dessert option.

So the next time you plan to whip up a baked treat, choose Fuji apples for a delicious and satisfying result.

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Make it a Meal:

If you’re a fan of planning meals, you must see how I plan! It’s the best and easiest way to avoid dinnertime stress!

Main Dish: Herb Roasted Chicken Recipe

Vegetable Side: Thai Sweet Asparagus Recipe

Starch Side: Oven Roasted Red Potatoes Recipe

Refreshing Drink: Paloma Mocktail Recipe

Best Apple Recipes:

Make even more apple recipes once you make this Baked Cinnamon Apple Dessert Recipe! Here are some of my favorites to cook!

This Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe is a great snack or breakfast.

You’ll love the flavor of this Caramel Apple Cider Float Recipe!

Don’t miss out on making this Snickerdoodle Apple Cobbler! It’s the best!

Get out the slow cooker and make these Apple Butter Pork Chops!

Apple Butter Crescent Rolls are the perfect side dish. Check these out!

Find the best way to make this Instant Pot Caramel Apple Cheesecake Recipe!

Use this Pineapple Mint Spritzer Mocktail Recipe for a party!

How do I store baked apples?

If you’re wondering how to store your freshly baked apples properly, you’re in the right place! There are a few things to keep in mind to keep your apples fresh for as long as possible.

First and foremost, make sure that your baked apples are completely cool before storing them. This will help prevent any moisture buildup that could cause them to spoil faster.

Once cool, place them in an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator. Based on the recipe and ingredients, baked apples typically last 3-5 days in the fridge.

If you want to enjoy your baked apples beyond that time frame, they can also be frozen for up to six months.

Thoroughly thaw them in the refrigerator before reheating them for the best taste and texture. With these tips, you can enjoy your delicious baked apples for as long as possible!

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Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

This Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe is one that is a must to make! Delicious halved apples full of spices and pecans!


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

Apple Ingredients:

  • 2-3 Fuji Apples
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup water

Topping Ingredients:

  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Caramel Sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat the butter in a saucepan until it is boiling, browned, and has a nutty aroma.
  3. Take off the heat and put it into a mixing bowl. Add the brown sugar and vanilla and mix.
  4. Add the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt and mix.
  5. Pour in the chopped pecans and mix. Set aside.
  6. Halve an apple and cut it in half from the stem down. Use a spoon or melon baller and scoop out the center seeds. Take out the stem.
  7. Grab a baking dish and add 1/2 cup of water to the bottom. Place each apple half inside.
  8. Sprinkle the tops of each apple with brown sugar and cinnamon then stuff the pecan mixture into the apple. Pack it well.
  9. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 20 minutes. Take off the foil and bake for another 45 minutes.
  10. Remove and top with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 284Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 149mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 3gSugar: 31gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 8/24/2023

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Linda Primmer

Sunday 10th of September 2023

These look amazing! A lovely apple dessert. I am happy to feature these Baked Cinnamon Apples at Love Your Creativity.

Kelli Miller

Wednesday 13th of September 2023

Thank you so much for featuring my Baked Cinnamon Apples on Love Your Creativity! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed the recipe and think they look amazing. It's always a pleasure to share delicious and creative recipes with fellow food enthusiasts. If there's anything else you'd like me to contribute in the future, please let me know. Thank you again for the support!

Esmé Slabbert

Monday 4th of September 2023

Amazingly delicious looking and so what I will enjoy. I visited you via #ANYTHINGGOES LINKY 392

Kelli Miller

Friday 15th of September 2023

Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm delighted to hear that the Simple Baked Cinnamon Apples caught your eye and look delicious to you. They are definitely a treat worth savoring!

I'm glad you found my recipe enjoyable, and I hope you get a chance to try it out soon. The combination of baked apples and cinnamon is truly delightful and perfect for the fall season.

I also appreciate you mentioning that you visited my blog via the #ANYTHINGGOES LINKY 392. It's always exciting to connect with new readers and be a part of such supportive communities. Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, and I hope you continue to find inspiration on my blog. Happy baking!

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