Slow Cooker “Baked” Stuffed Apples

You can serve these apples as a warm dessert with some vanilla ice cream or along with some coffee cake for breakfast.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 5 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 large tart baking apples
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 4 tsp. grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup golden seedless raisins
  • 4 tsp. frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 4 tsp. butter
  • ½ cup apple juice or cider


  • Wash the apples and remove the core and the stem, but donʼt peel them. Add the brown sugar, orange zest, and cinnamon to a small bowl; stir to mix.
  • Fill each apple with a tablespoon of raisins, a teaspoon of orange juice concentrate, and a generous tablespoon of the brown sugar mixture. Top the filling in each apple with a teaspoon of butter.
  • Pour the juice or cider into the slow cooker. Carefully place the apples upright in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours or until the apples are cooked through and tender. Use tongs and a spatula to remove the apples to dessert plates. Serve warm.