Nowadays, there seems to be very few apple varieties available in most markets. However, a quick drive to the countryside for apple-picking will offer up various other varieties of apples, many of which are still growing on centuries-old trees. As September marks the beginning of apple season, make a trip to apple country to get your hands on some of the freshest fruit available—apples are good for you, particularly when they are in season and handpicked by you.
Our favorite baking apples are Jonagold, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp and Braeburn. Embrace the season, and delight your taste buds with this recipe for Granola Baked Apples. Since we are infusing these apples with cannabutter, you have increased your chances for keeping the doctor away!
Granola Baked Apples
Makes 6 servings
3 apples (Braeburn apples are suggested)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 cups granola, any variety
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cannabutter, cold
1 tablespoon butter, cold
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt
- Heat oven to 340º F. Cut the apples in half, core them creating a cavity, and rub the cut surfaces with the lemon juice.
- In a small bowl combine the granola, brown sugar, cannabutter, butter, cinnamon and salt. With clean fingers, work the topping until the butter is evenly incorporated into the granola.
- Place the apples on a baking sheet. Fill each cavity with equal amounts of infused granola mixture. Bake until the apples are tender and the topping is golden brown, about 30 minutes. If desired, drizzle each apple with maple syrup befor