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Baked Honey Pecan Stuffed Apples

Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 8 Apples
  • 4 Tbs Butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Honey Crisp Topping:
  • 1 cup slightly crushed Honey Bunches of Oats cereal
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 Tbs cold butter sliced into small chunks
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • Caramel sauce or fresh honey for garnish optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 F
  • In a small bowl. combine all ingredients to make honey crisp topping using your hands
  • Mix ingredients well until the mixture turns crumbly, making sure the butter incorporates well and binds the ingredients together
  • Peel, slice and chop 4 apples
  • Place chopped apples into a medium sauce pan and simmer over medium heat with 4 Tbs butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon until apples are tender
  • Using a serrated knife, remove the tops off of the 4 remaining apples and scoop the insides out using a spoon and discard
  • Fill hollowed apples with sauteed apple mixture and add pecans
  • Top each stuffed apple with a heaping amount of honey crisp topping and bake for 15 minutes
  • (Note: If apples will not stand on their own when stuffed, insert a toothpick into the base of the apple to help it balance and stand)
  • Remove from oven and serve immediately with ice cream, crushed Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, extra pecans and caramel sauce or fresh honey
  • Enjoy!

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