Wednesday, September 9, 2015

What Would You Do With. . .Apples?

I think I've said this before, but if each month had a fruit or vegetable mascot, September would have to be the apple.  Last fall I blogged a yummy crockpot apple sauce and today Aubrey and I are telling you what we would do with apples this month!
So last Sunday Olivia and I made baked apples!  I didn't use a recipe, just my favorite ingredients.  I cut the apples into quarters and dolloped cinnamon honey butter (2T butter, 1/4c honey and how every much cinnamon you want.  At Olivia's request we added a bit of nutmeg.  She loves fall spices) Then I couldn't help myself to drizzle a little more honey and sprinkle some cinnamon on top.

After 15 minutes I pulled them out and flipped all the apples over.  The honey and butter had melted and pooled on the bottom of the pan so I wanted the cut side of the apples to soak in that goodness.  I think I baked them at 350 for 45 minutes.

We pulled them out of the oven and then went on a walk around the block.  They're hot like lava, so they were still really warm when we got back 30 minutes later.  And you cannot buy a candle that will make your house smell as good as these apples.

They would be AMAZING with ice cream but we just ate them alone and the kids could not get enough of them! (I'm really trying to watch my junk food intake now that I'm feeling a little better this pregnancy.  Trying and mostly failing but not this time!)

Do you have a killer apple recipe??  Link up below!  And join us next month when we tell you what we would do with the color orange! My husband has informed me that he's going all out with Halloween decorations so he might just do the whole project for me haha!