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Mint baked apples

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 40–50 minutes

Mint baked apples

2 large red baking apples (about 8 ounces each)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine

Preheat oven to 350°F. Core apples through the top, stopping 1/2 inch from the bottom. Peel a 1-inch strip off the top of each apple around the hole. Place apples in a shallow baking dish; set aside. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, raisins, and mint. Fill the apples with the raisin mixture. Top the raisin filling in each apple with 1 teaspoon margarine. Carefully pour 1/4 inch water around (not over) apples. Bake uncovered for 40–50 minutes, or until apples are tender when pierced with a fork. Remove apples from remaining water and serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 118
  Carbohydrate: 27 g
  Protein: <1 g
  Fat: 1 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 20 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate
Carbohydrate choices: 2




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