You’ll be the apple of everyone’s eye when you make them these Slow Cooker Stuffed Apples with Figs. Figs, pecans, cinnamon, lemon, orange zest, and maple sugar are all stuffed into apples and slowly cooked until you have a warm and delicious dessert everyone will love. Make sure you choose Granny Smith apples, so you get a delectable combination of sweet and sour.

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Slow Cooker Stuffed Apples With Figs [Vegan]

Calories

172

Serves

5

Cooking Time

90

Ingredients

For the Apples:

  • 5 Granny Smith apples with the center core hollowed out

For the Stuffing:

  • 5 dried figs (about a 1/4 cup)
  • 1/3 cup of maple sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped crystallized dried ginger (crystallize your own with coconut sugar in the dehydrator! yum!) or 1/2 teaspoon fresh
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest (or another teaspoon lemon zest)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

For the Water Bath:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Lemon juice, leftover from the lemon
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Preparation

  1. Mix the stuffing ingredients together
  2. Remove the center of each apple
  3. Stuff the apples with stuffing
  4. Squeeze the rest of the lemon on top of the apples
  5. Put the water in the slow cooker (if a little gets on the apples, that's alright)
  6. Put the apples in a slow cooker for 1.5 hours on high
  7. I tried to stop eating after 2 apples...Good luck!

Nutritional Information

8.8 grams total fat, 120.8 mg sodium, 26.9 grams total carbs, 4.2 grams fiber, 1.3 grams protein Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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