Slow cooker stuffed apples

These tender apples will make a great start to your day or a wonderful way to share some natural sweetness after dinner. Use apples that are all similar sizes so they cook evenly.
Three baked red apples on a wooden board with granola filling.
6 servings / 6 hrs 10 min

Prep 10 min / Cook 6 hrs

  • 6 apples, cored
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened orange juice
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) large flake oats
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) flax seed
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) diced crystallized ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange rind
  • 1 cup (250 mL) low fat yogurt (optional)
  1. Place apples in slow cooker. Pour orange juice into bottom of slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oats, almonds, flax seed, ginger and orange rind. Using a small spoon overfill core of each apple up to the top. Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or on High for 3 hours until apples are tender.
  3. Serve apples with slow cooker juices and top with yogurt (if using).
Nutritional info per serving (1 apple)
  • Calories 133
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total Fat 3 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 27 g
    Fibre 4 g
    Total sugars 18 g
    Added sugars 4 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Potassium 275 mg

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2015.

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