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Easy Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Easy Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

This easy baked cinnamon apples recipe is perfect for a quick dessert that doesn’t require much work! It will remind you of a crisp recipe but with minimal ingredients and time.

Do you love apple pie but hate the pie crust? We have just the recipe for you! 

This great recipe for baked cinnamon apples is so easy to make and tastes amazing.  It’s an old-fashioned favorite that will leave your taste buds very satisfied and happy, too!

When I want a dessert that’s as satisfying and tasty by itself or with whipped cream, this recipe for simple baked apples is my go-to. The apples are juicy on the inside while still being crunchy on the outside thanks to some ground cinnamon sprinkled in between each layer!

This recipe for Baked Cinnamon Apples is a perfect way to enjoy the flavors of Fall. As an added bonus, the house smells amazing and it’s a great way to use the fresh apples you pick when you go apple picking with the family!

baked cinnamon apples

Baking apples with cinnamon is a quick and easy way to get that apple pie flavor without the work of baking. This is one of those easy recipes that is perfect for holiday meals, a side dish to pork recipes, and the perfect dessert to enjoy throughout Fall season.

How to make Baked Cinnamon Apples

This recipe calls for:

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted (plus extra for greasing)
  • 2 large whole apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup, divided
  • 3/4 cup flour

Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a small baking dish with a little butter. Set aside.

In a large bowl, Give the apple slices, cinnamon and a tablespoon of maple syrup a quick stir. Pour the cinnamon apple slices into the prepared baking dish.

Spread the apple mixture into an even layer and set aside.

In a small bowl, combine the flour, soft butter, and remaining maple syrup. Stir to combine thoroughly, then evenly spread the mixture over the cinnamon apples.

Place in the pre-heated oven for a bake time of about 25 minutes, until the topping is golden brown and the apples are tender.

Remove your delicious cinnamon apples from oven and cool for a couple minutes before serving.

To make this dessert extra special you might want to top it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce or whipped cream

baked cinnamon apples

How to Store Your Warm Cinnamon Apples

Store any leftovers in an airtight container or wrapped in aluminum foil. To reheat, microwave until this delicious dessert is warmed through.

baked cinnamon apples
What apples should I use for a baked apple recipe?

I like to use a mixture of different apple varieties for optimal taste – sweet apples and tart apples.
What kind of apple you use is up to you!
There are a variety of apples you can use such as: Red Delicious, Pink Lady, Macintosh Apples, Fuji Apples, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp apples, Granny Smith Apples or Gala apples.

There are a number of ways to enjoy apple recipes, such as skillet cinnamon apples, apple dumplings, apple fritters, individual apple pies and this whole list of apple dessert recipes!

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Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
This easy baked cinnamon apples recipe is perfect for a quick dessert that doesn't require much work! It will remind you of a crisp recipe but with minimal ingredients and time.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted (plus extra for greasing)
  • 2 large apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup, divided
  • 3/4 cup flour

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a small baking dish with a little butter. Set aside.
    2. Toss the apples with the cinnamon and a tablespoon of maple syrup and pour into the prepared baking dish.
    3. Spread apple mixture into an even layer and set aside.
    4. In a small bowl, combine the flour, melted butter, and remaining maple syrup. Stir to combine thoroughly.
    5. Then evenly spread the mixture over the cinnamon apples.
    6. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake until the topping is golden brown and the apples are tender, approximately 25 - 30 minutes
    7. Remove your baked cinnamon apples from oven and cool for a couple minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

Serve with homemade whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

How to Store Your Warm Cinnamon Apples

Store any leftovers in an airtight container or wrapped in aluminum foil. To reheat, microwave until this delicious dessert is warmed through.

What apples should I use for a baked apple recipe?

I like to use a mixture of different apple varieties for optimal taste - sweet apples and tart apples.

What kind of apple you use is up to you!

There are a variety of apples you can use such as: Red Delicious, Pink Lady, Macintosh Apples, Fuji Apples, Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp apples, Granny Smith Apples or Gala apples.

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