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BAKED HASSELBACK APPLES

Recipe By Kevin Is Cooking 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large Honeycrisp apples, peeled, cored, and halved vertically (See Note 1)
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar, divided
  • 2½ tbsp butter, melted and divided
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3 tbsp old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 tsp flour
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 1½ cups low-fat vanilla ice cream
  • 4 tbsp caramel sauce (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Place the apple with the flat cut side down and using chop sticks or wooden spoons, place one on either side of the apple. Starting at the outermost edges, cut ⅛” thick slices, cutting down to the chop stick or wooden spoon.

  • Place apple halves, cut sides down, in an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. (See Note 2) Combine 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, and ½ teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Brush mixture evenly over each apple.

  • Cover with foil and bake at 400°F for 25-30 minutes. Remove foil. and continue baking for another 10 minutes or until apples are tender. Remove pan from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

  • In a small bowl combine remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, remaining 1½ tablespoons butter, remaining ½ teaspoon cinnamon, oats, flour, and salt.

  • Carefully fan open the apple halve slices and carefully spoon streusel evenly over apples. Bake for 10 minutes. Turn broiler to high (leave pan in oven) and broil apples 2 minutes. Serve with ice cream and optional caramel sauce.