Honey-Baked Apples with Figs and Walnuts

A mixture of apples and honey is traditional for Rosh Hashanah. It is great for Sukkot, too! You can also try this recipe with slivered almonds or chopped pecans.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup chopped dried figs
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cardamom
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 4 Rome or other large baking apples
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup apple juice or cider


  • In a small mixing bowl combine the walnuts, figs, cinnamon, cardamom, and honey.
  • Cut off and reserve a ½" slice off the top of each apple, then core almost to the bottom. Fill each apple with the walnut mixture and replace top. Place apples in a 4-quart slow cooker. Pour water and juice over apples.
  • Cover and cook on high for 3–4 hours or on low for 6–8 hours.