- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Peel apples and core them three-quarters of the way down. Place apples in an 8-inch square greased baking dish.
- Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins and pecans. Spoon one-fourth of the mixture into hollow core of each apple. Top each apple with 1 teaspoon butter.
- Bring apple juice or cider to a boil, and pour into the baking dish. Cover the dish and bake for 25 to 35 minutes, basting occasionally with juice. Serve warm.
- Makes 4 servings.
Note: This recipe was featured in our article about cooking with apples. Find more apple recipes in our article Autumn Apples Aplenty.Prep time: 20 minutes; Cooking time: 35 minutes; Total time: 55 minutes
Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell