Maple-Glazed Baked Apples


It takes just five ingredients to make this classic fall dessert of maple-glazed baked apples.

Maple-Glazed Baked Apples
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 6 small apples, such as Jonathan, Jonagold, or Winesap

  • ½ cup apple juice or apple cider

  • 2 tablespoon maple-flavor syrup

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 6 3 inch pieces stick cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Using a melon baller, core apples, leaving the bottoms intact. Using a small sharp knife, cut off a strip of peel around the top of each apple. Place apples in a 2-quart casserole or baking dish.

  2. In a small saucepan combine apple juice, maple syrup, and butter. Bring to boiling. Pour hot juice mixture over apples. Insert a piece of stick cinnamon in the center of each apple.

  3. Bake, uncovered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until apples are tender, brushing tops of apples occasionally with juice mixture in casserole. To serve, remove stick cinnamon. Spoon juice mixture over baked apples.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
2g Fat
32g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8.6mg 43%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 216mg 5%
Folate, total 5.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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