Number of Servings: 4
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 5 hr (low) or 2 1/2 (high)
4 medium tart baking apples (such as Granny Smith)
1/3 cup snipped dried figs or raisins
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice or ground cinnamon
1/4 cup apple juice
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, cut into 4 pieces
1. Core apples; peel a strip from the top of each apple. Place apples, top sides up, in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.
2. In a small bowl combine figs, brown sugar, and apple pie spice. Spoon mixture into centers of apples, patting in with a knife or narrow metal spatula. Pour apple juice around apples in cooker. Top each apple with a piece of butter.
3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 hours.
4. Using a large spoon, transfer apples to dessert dishes. Spoon the cooking liquid from cooker over apples. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts (per serving): 200 cal., 3 g Fat, total (2 g sat. fat), 8 mg chol., 45 g carb., 31 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 1 g pro.
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