Apple Night Crawlers

Cored apples filled and baked until soft, then stuffed with a gummy worm half sticking out!

Serves: 6Prep: 15 minutesCook: 45 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 6 large apples
  • 1 jar (4 oz.) boysenberry or other dark berry jam
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 gummy worms


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Core the apples from the stem end to ½” from the bottom; do not push all the way through.
  • Stuff each hole with 1 teaspoon each of jam and butter; place all apples in a baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes or until the apples are tender but not mushy.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Serve each apple in a bowl and spoon any syrup from the baking dish around each apple.
  • In the top of each apple, insert a gummy worm with at least half of its body protruding.