Holiday Baked Apples


Baked red apples have a strong, sweet flavor and a buttery cinnamon filling with a hint of coconut. Eat with a knife and fork. Goes well with vanilla ice cream or alone.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 baked apple


  • 1 large Red Delicious apple

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded coconut

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (Optional)

  • 1 pinch brown sugar, or to taste (Optional)

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste (Optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cut the core and seeds out of apple, leaving about a 1/2 in the bottom, creating a well-like hole. Mix 2 tablespoons brown sugar, butter, coconut, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon together in a bowl; fill well in the apple with brown sugar mixture. Place stuffed apple in a baking dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until apple is tender, about 30 minutes. Transfer baked apple to a serving bowl and drizzle any remaining juices from baking dish over apple; sprinkle with 1 pinch brown sugar and cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

348 Calories
13g Fat
62g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 348
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 105mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 51g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 299mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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