Baked fruit is a delicious way to promote fertility. The addition of nuts and dried fruit push this delicate dessert into superfood heaven.

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1/3 cup brown sugar, packed tight
3 tb chopped dried cherries
3 tb chopped dried figs
2 tb almond slivers
2 tb pecans, toasted
6 cooking apples, firm and cored
3 tb butter, cut into pieces
½ cup apple cider
2 tb real maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix brown sugar, dried fruits and nuts in a small bowl.
  3. Sit apples in a baking dish, cut a small portion of the bottom off to level if necessary.
  4. Stuff the middle with nut, fruit, and sugar mixture.
  5. Top each apple with butter pieces.
  6. Add maple syrup and apple cider to the bottom of the baking dish.
  7. Place pan in oven.
  8. Baste the apples with the syrup / cider mixture every 5 minutes.
  9. Cook for a total of 35 minutes for very large apples. Less for smaller apples.
  10. Remove apples from baking pan and cover with foil.
  11. Reduce pan juices over medium heat until thick.
  12. Pour over apples and serve.

Nutritional Benefits: Protein, Fiber, Good Fats.

Category: Appetizer, Hors D’Oeuvres, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert.

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