Baked Apples with Apple Crisp Yogurt and Caramel

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares how to bake an apple in less than 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
baking apples, cored
1 1/2
cups apple cider
1
teaspoon rum, if desired
1/2
cup fat-free caramel topping
1
container (6 oz) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free apple crisp yogurt
1/4
cup Cascadian Farm® organic French vanilla almond granola
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, place apples, and pour apple cider 1 inch up sides of apples. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 to 8 minutes or until soft. Reserve the juice.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, stir rum and 1 teaspoon of the reserved juice into caramel topping. Microwave uncovered on High a few seconds or just until warm.
  • 3 To serve each apple, spoon 2 tablespoons yogurt in bottom of serving bowl. Add 1 apple; fill center of apple with yogurt. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon granola; top with caramel mixture.

Expert Tips

If you prefer, bake in 375°F oven about 20 minutes or until softened.

Some cooking apples hold their shape better after cooking. Try Jonagold, Rome Beauty, Golden Delicious, Beacon, San Rose or Wealthy apples.