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Super Stuffed Baked Apples à la Mode


  • 4 large McIntosh or Empire apples, cored

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup instant oatmeal mix or rolled oats

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (a healthy grating)

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces

  • 2 ounces golden raisins (1/8 cup), chopped

  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped or walnut pieces or pecans

  • 1 pint dulce de leche (caramel) ice cream or caramel swirl ice cream

  • Whipped cream, from a canister


Pre-heat oven to 425°F.

Sprinkle cored apples with lemon juice. Mix next seven ingredients and over-stuff apples with mixture. Bake 20 minutes in a small, ovensafe dish. Transfer apples to small bowls with a spoon and top with ice cream and whipped cream.