Breakfast Slow Cooker Baked Apples

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This post comes courtesy of Cara at Health, Home, Happiness, this week’s giveaway provider.

Even if you are a morning person, waking up to a hot cooked cinnamon-sweet breakfast is a welcome treat! For those who are not morning people, having something ready to serve the kids first thing is decadent!

Slow Cooker Baked Apple Recipe

Ingredients:
6 medium to large green apples
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
6 tablespoons coconut oil, butter, or ghee

Slow Cooker Baked Apple Instructions:

1.  Core apples.  To core, using an apple corer or paring knife, cut around the core (about ¼ inch from the stem all the way around) but leave about half an inch at the bottom.  Use the knife to ‘drill out’ the core.


2.  Divide raisins, honey, cinnamon, and coconut oil between the apples.


3.  Place apples in a crock pot and add ½ inch of water.  Cook on low overnight and enjoy a hot breakfast in the morning.

*Alternatively, bake covered at 350 degrees in a glass dish for 45 minutes-1 hour in the morning.

4.  Top with with cream, yogurt, coconut milk, or just eat plain.

Cara lives in Montana with her husband and two young children. The goal of Health, Home, and Happiness is to encourage the average family that eating real wholesome foods is something that is a priority in our lives and can realistically be done in any family.



{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rhonda Daniels July 20, 2011

You are obviously brilliant. Why in all my years did I never think of using a slow cooker? We love baked apples with all the fixin’s at our place. I am definitely making these. Thanks!

2 Alli July 20, 2011

I bet this would be good with maple syrup instead of honey!! I wonder if you can substitute nuts (walnuts or pecans) instead of raisins? or at least mixed in to lessen the amount of raisins?

3 Kat July 20, 2011

Drooooooooling.

4 Samantha July 20, 2011

Those look so delicious! I used to make stuff like that when I was small; I’d steal my moms left over pie making supplies after her and my grandmother had made batches the previous day, and I’d toil in our kitchen in the wee hours of the morning before anyone was awake so that I could make and bake my own apple pastries. Usually they weren’t too bad but I got in trouble a lot for using the oven lol

5 NatureGirl July 20, 2011

That looks so amazing…cannot wait to try it!!!!!!!!!

6 Jen The Ecoventurer July 21, 2011

These look so amazing, I can’t wait for apple season! I like to make homemade granola and I bet a dollop of greek style yogurt and a sprinkle of granola would be incredible on these. Thanks for sharing this great idea.

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