No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Vanilla-Bean Baked Apples

  • yield: Makes 4

advertisement

advertisement

Ingredients

  • 4 thick-skinned mildly sweet apples, such as 'Rome Beauty'
  • 3 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped toasted pecans, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 large vanilla bean, halved lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Using a cylindrical apple corer, core apples three-quarters of the way down. Fit snugly in an ovenproof skillet or a loaf pan.

  2. Step 2

    Stir together sugar, butter, nuts, vanilla seeds, and salt in a small bowl. Divide sugar mixture among apples (about 2 teaspoons each). Sprinkle with nuts. Bake until apples are soft, about 1 hour. Serve warm with pan syrup spooned on top.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, October

advertisement

advertisement