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Classic Baked Apples - Healthy Option

Crisp apples are filled with a mixture of brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon and baked to perfection for a lighter take on this classic, beloved dessert. Perfect for the fall holidays or anytime you want to bite into something sweet and nostalgic!
Course Desserts
Cuisine American, Jewish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 apples, medium size
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Core apples but do not go right through the bottom. Remove 1 inch of peel from the top end of the apple.
  2. Place apples in a baking pan lined with aluminum foil.
  3. Combine spices and brown sugar and spoon into center of apples.
  4. Add the water to bottom of the baking dish.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until apples are tender.

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories:  110
Total Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0g
Carbohydrates: 28g
Sodium: 5mg
Fiber: 4g