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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Cooking Thursday

It's apple season!  I love fresh apples, but they are good so many other ways too - crisps, pies, caramel apples!  Today I have an easy recipe for baked apples slices that can be used several ways.
Baked Apple Slices

3 large, tart apples, peeled and sliced (I used 5 and there was plenty of sauce to cover them)
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup apple juice
3 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1/2 cup cold water
2 tablespoons cornstarch

Place apples in a greased, 1 quart baking dish.
Stir together sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and juice. Pour over apples and stir together.
Dot with butter.
Bake 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until apples are tender.
Mix water and cornstarch. Remove juice from apples and place into small saucepan. Let juice come to a simmer. Pour just a little of the cornstarch/water mix into juice, stirring continually. You probably will not need all of this - just put in a little at a time until juice has thickened. Pour back onto apples and stir.
Enjoy plain as a side dish, over waffles or add ice cream to enjoy them as dessert!
Makes 4 servings.

14 comments:

Joyful said...

I'm sure this is a real treat with vanilla ice cream :-)

Arlene @Nanaland said...

I just got some local apples...this looks like just the dish for them.

Jenny said...

Aarrrrgh! Now I need a waffle to put under them apples. xoxo

Dianna said...

This sounds very yummy! One of the things I love about this time of year is apple season! I will give this recipe a try.

R's Rue said...

Yum.

Anonymous said...

I love apples any way you prepare them! Have a great day.

Phoebes World said...

I just have two words.... Oh My!!!
Blessings
Phoebe x

Terri D said...

Yes to these with some ice cream! Yum!!

Sally said...

Oh wow, Mari, I know we'd love that! I'll have to wait, though, until our air conditioner is fixed; it's already hot in the kitchen. :)

xoxo

Ramblings of a Retired Lady said...

I always look forward to fall and the apples, and that dish looks so good. I fry apples with similar spices, etc. and we eat as a side dish and left over then goes over pancakes/biscuits.

Hootin' Anni said...

Looks delicious.

Laura said...

Those look delicious! And it's finally feeling like fall, so a perfect time to make them.

Cherdecor said...

It is that time of year when cooked apples sounds delish! This recipe is nice and easy.

carrie@northwoods scrapbook said...

Apple anything is my favorite this time of year! This sounds perfect and so versatile. Love it!! xo