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Ingredients

  • 8 lrg Tart apples
  • 1 x Orange
  • 1/2 c. Pecans, toasted
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 1 c. Cranberries
  • 1/3 c. Maple syrup or possibly honey
  • 1 tsp Grnd cinnamon

Method

  • 1.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice tops from apples.
  • Carefully remove cores, taking care not to cut through to bottoms.
  • 2.
  • Peel skin from orange, leaving the bitter white membrane.
  • Dice orange peel.
  • Juice orange.
  • Throw away membrane.
  • Coarsely chop pecans.
  • Drizzle 2 Tbsp.
  • of the melted butter in the bottom of a 9- by 12-inch baking dish.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine cranberries, orange peel, orange juice, pecans, remaining butter, maple syrup, and cinnamon.
  • 3.
  • Place 1/8 of the mix into each cored apple.
  • Put apples into baking dish.
  • Cover pan with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 20 min.
  • Remove foil and bake till a knife inserted in the side of apples meets no resistance (5 min).
  • Apples will be tender but should still hold their shape.