Easy Baked Apples Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

This easy baked apples recipe is low calorie and delicious. Best of all, this baked apple dessert recipe makes your house smell heavenly!

You’ll find everything you need for baking apples in this article. From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card, even a nutrition label can be found below.

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

This baked apple recipe is impressive, and delicious. The next time you have houseguests over, make this recipe for baked apples.

I recommend adding this recipe for apples to the oven as soon as you serve dinner. This way, by the time dinner and the dishes are done… so is your dessert.

This low calorie easy baked apple recipe is under 150 calories!

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

In this article, you’ll find the best recipe for baked apples, along with tips and tricks on making baked whole apples at home.

We have supplied you with everything you need to make whole baked apples at home, in a low calorie, easy way. These stuffed baked apples can be made gluten-free, with gluten-free oatmeal. And this simple baked apples recipe is always vegan.

easy baked apples recipe

You’ll find lots of helpful information in this article, plus a printable recipe card!

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Baked Apples Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Baked Apples
  • Easy Baked Apples Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Baked Apples

In the ingredients section, you’ll find the best apples for baked apples, as well as a shopping list you can screenshot onto your phone. In the how to guide, you’ll learn how long to bake apples so they come out perfect every time.

Along with the stuffed apples recipe, you’ll also find a nutrition label, and a printable recipe card for oven roasted apples. You can share this recipe card on social media, email it to yourself and friends, and even print it to make this baked apple recipe even easier.

In the next section, you’ll find a shopping list for baked apple recipes…

Baked Apples Ingredients

I like to use sweet apples in this easy baked apple dessert recipe. This means I won’t need so much sugar to sweeten up my cooked apples.

We used granny smith apples for this best baked apple recipe, but any red (or reddish apple) will work. I recommend staying away from green (tart) apples, as you’ll need to add more sugar, and thus more calories to this recipe for apples.

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

I recommend taking a screenshot of this shopping list on your phone. This way you have it handy the next time you go grocery shopping.

Shopping List for Oven Roasted Apples:

  • Apples (sweet apples are best)
  • Dried cranberries
  • Walnuts 
  • Dark brown sugar
  • Old-fashioned oatmeal (or gluten-free oats)
  • Coconut oil

If you plan on making gluten-free whole baked apples recipes, be sure to get gluten-free oats.

Special Tip: To keep this recipe for apples sweet, choose sweet apples. If you use tart apples, you’ll have to add more sugar, and that will increase the calories in this easy baked apples recipe. I like to use Gala, Fuji, or Granny Smith apples…

In the next section, you’ll learn how long to bake an apple, and find a handy “how to guide” for oven roasted apples.

How to Make Baked Apples

Stuffed apples recipes are very impressive, but surprisingly easy to make. In the how to guide, you’ll find directions on making baked recipes for apples, and you can also find this information in the shareable recipe card below.

The key to making this baked apple recipe, is coring the apple, while still leaving the bottom in tact. You can do this easily with a paring knife and a spoon…

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

This is a baked apples recipe makes a great dessert. But I like to make extras and serve them for breakfast on weekends!

How to Make Stuffed Baked Apples:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Core of the apples partway from the top down, removing the core and seeds but leaving the bottom intact. You can easily do this by using a paring knife to cut a circle around the core, and then scooping the center out with a spoon.
  3. Place the cored apples in a baking dish.
  4. To a small bowl, combine the cranberries, walnuts. Mix well, and then transfer to the apple centers.
  5. In the same small bowl, combine the brown sugar, oatmeal, and coconut oil. Mix well, and then sprinkle over the tops of the apples.
  6. Bake for one hour, or until the apples are soft and the top is browned.
  7. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Special Tip: To make these baked apples easy, use a paring knife to cut a circle around the core, and then use a spoon to scoop out the center.

This recipe for baked apples can be shared in the recipe card below. There, you can also find measurements, and double or triple the recipe with the click of a button.

Up Next, you’ll find measurements, the how to guide, nutrition, and more…

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

We keep this baked apple dessert recipe low calorie by choosing sweet apples. Avoid the green, tart apples, and choose Granny Smith, Fuji, or Gala apples instead. This way you can make this easy baked apples with less sugar, and therefore fewer calories.

In this recipe card, you can choose how many servings of stuffed baked apples you want to make. With the click of a button, the recipe card will do all the math on the measurements for you. You can also share this card on social media, and email it to yourself and friends.

Easy Baked Apples Recipe

Easy Baked Apples Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

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This easy baked apples recipe makes a wonderful dessert. I like to add the baking apples to the oven when I serve dinner, so by the time dinner and the dishes are done, dessert is ready.
You can use any kind of nuts in these whole baked apples, and if you are gluten-free make sure to get gluten-free oatmeal for this recipe for apples.
I like use Granny Smith apples, but any apples will work in this recipe. I do recommend you choose a sweet apple though, so you don't have to add more sugar to sweeten these oven roasted apples.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting time: 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 apples
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup old-fashioned oatmeal or gluten-free oats
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Core of the apples partway from the top down, removing the core and seeds but leaving the bottom intact. You can easily do this by using a paring knife to cut a circle around the core, and then scooping the center out with a spoon.
  • Place the cored apples in a baking dish.
  • To a small bowl, combine the cranberries, walnuts. Mix well, and then transfer to the apple centers.
  • In the same small bowl, combine the brown sugar, oatmeal, and coconut oil. Mix well, and then sprinkle over the tops of the apples.
  • Bake for one hour, or until the apples are soft and the top is browned.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1appleCalories: 148kcalCarbohydrates: 20.3gProtein: 2.6gFat: 7.2gSaturated Fat: 2.3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgPotassium: 77mgFiber: 3.8gSugar: 13.3gCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dessert, gluten free, vegan
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Up next, nutrition and calories in baked apples…

Nutrition and Calories in Baked Apples

Not all baked apple recipes are made the same way. Our low calorie recipe for baked apples uses less sugar, and therefore is much healthier.

We are able to cut the sugar in this baked apples recipe by choosing sweet apples, as opposed to tart apples. We also pack this baked apple recipe full of flavorful ingredients, so you don’t even realize you’re eating a healthy recipe for apples baked in the oven.

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