Bake the Best Stuffed Apples This Fall

By Julia Bauer
Baked apples sitting on a wooden cutting board

Are you tired of pumpkin bread and cherry pie but craving something sweet? Stuffed apples are the solution. This fall- themed treat is soft and delectable and is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here are two recipes for baking the best stuffed apples.

Brown sugar stuffed apples

If you have a hankering for something sweet, a brown sugar stuffed apple will do the trick. This recipe is simple, but the payoff is delicious, especially if you serve these apples alongside some vanilla ice cream. Although it doesn’t get too chilly during Florida fall, this dessert will help you imagine crisp air, a cool breeze and orange autumn leaves.


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 8 large Fuji apples
  • Chocolate chips
  • Ice cream (optional)

Yield: 4


Preheat the oven to 350 F. Then, melt your butter until it’s soft. In a small mixing bowl, add the raisins, pecans, brown sugar, butter, ginger, nutmeg and apple pie spice and whisk until evenly combined.

Then, cut the tops off the apples and use a spoon to scoop out as much of the inside as you can.

Place the apples on a baking sheet and fill them with the mixture. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the apples are soft. Once they are done, top with chocolate chips and allow them to melt just a little bit.

Apple-stuffed apples

Yes… apple-stuffed-apples! These apples are essentially stuffed full of homemade apple pie filling! Luckily, the recipe isn’t too complicated and you probably have most of these ingredients in your kitchen right now. This dessert will not only make your mouth water, but the presentation will impress your friends and family. If you love everything autumn, you’ll love this recipe.


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice • 6 Gala apples
  • Ice cream (optional)
  • Chocolate chips (optional)

For the topping

  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour

Yield: 4


To start, preheat the oven to 375 F. While you’re waiting for the oven to preheat, start mixing the ingredients for the topping. First, soften your butter in the microwave. Then, in a large mixing bowl, add the butter, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and whisk them together until evenly combined.

Then, cut the tops off four of the apples and use a spoon to scoop out as much of the inside as you can. Save the insides for the next step!

To make the filling, chop up the leftover apple insides, and peel and chop the remaining two apples. Put them in a pan over medium heat, and add the butter, brown sugar and apple pie spice. Cook until it is soft like apple pie filling.

Finally, scoop the filling into the four cored apples and sprinkle (or heap) on the topping. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the topping is crispy.

Last but not least, top with ice cream or chocolate chips — or both — and serve and enjoy!

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