Baked Apples

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes



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  • 2 apples (Fuji, Gala, or other baking apples), cut in half, core removed, skin left on
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter, cut in 16 pieces
  • 8 teaspoons granulated sugar

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Caramel syrup
  • Chopped peanuts
  • Crushed vanilla wafers
  • Crumbled graham crackers


  1. Pierce each apple half with a fork 6 times.
  2. Insert crisper plate in basket and basket in unit. Preheat unit by selecting AIR FRY, setting the temperature to 325°F, and setting the time to 3 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin.
  3. Place aluminum foil into the basket, over crisper plate. Place apple halves onto foil, cut-side up. Sprinkle with lemon juice and brown sugar and top each apple half with 4 pieces of butter.
  4. Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 325°F, and set time to 45 minutes. Press START/PAUSE to begin.
  5. After 25 minutes, select START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove basket from unit and sprinkle granulated sugar on top of the apples. Reinsert basket and select START/PAUSE to resume cooking for another 20 minutes, or until centers of apples are softened.
  6. When cooking is complete, serve apples with your favorite toppings.

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