- 4 large Granny Smith apples
- 10-12 Dates or Figs
- 1/4 cup raisins or dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
- 1 tspn cinnamon
- 1/3 tspn nutmeg
- 1 tbsp Grand Marnier (if desired)
If your figs or dates are dried put them in 1 cup water, bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain the fruit and chop in small pieces. Add the raisins or cranberries, spices and nuts. Add 2 tablespoons of the liquid from the figs or the alcohol and 1 tablespoon of the liquid.
Core the apples. Stuff with the mixture. Bake in a small casserole dish for 30 minutes or until fork penetrates the side of the apple easily. For soft apples, cover with tin foil.