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Gourmet Baked Apples


Saeeda Hafiz, author of The Healing

This recipe was demonstrated for CUESA’s Market to Table program on February 15, 2020.

Makes 2-3 servings


4–6 apples, cored
2 tablespoons tahini or sunflower butter or peanut butter (optional)
¼ cup raisins or currants
Maple syrup (optional)


Preheat oven at 375°F. In a small bowl, mix together tahini, dried fruit, cinnamon, and maple syrup.

Core apples, and then pack each apple with the mixture. Add water to the bottom of an 8x8-inch baking dish. Place apples in dish.

Bake for 35 minutes until apples are tender. Let it cool and serve.

Photo by Kora Vandervall.


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