Baked Honeycrisp Apples {Best Ever!}

An easy to prepare and delicious recipe for baked Honeycrisp apples. The best you'll ever eat!
Course Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 - Honeycrisp apples
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 4 tblsp butter
  • creamy caramel sauce optional
  • vanilla ice cream optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350° fahrenheit.

  2. Slice approximately 1/3 off of the top of the apples and scoop out the core, leaving a well in the center.
  3. In a bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, cranberries and walnuts (using a spoon or fork) until blended.
  4. Stuff each apple with 1/4 of brown sugar mixture.
  5. Place apples in a deep baking dish, topping each apple with 1 tblsp butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  6. Pour about 1/2" of water into the baking pan, around the apples, and bake for 50 - 60 minutes, until apples are tender.

  7. Serve warm, topped with caramel sauce drizzled on top of each apple, if desired.
  8. Also excellent served with vanilla or butter pecan ice cream.

Recipe Notes

Keep an eye on the water level when baking. Add more water, if needed, to prevent the apples from drying out.