Recipe submitted by: Mom and Steve
What's in it
3 tablespoons butter
4 firm, crisp apples, halved and seeded
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 cinnamon sticks about 4 inches each, halved or mix 2 teaspoons cinnamon with the brown sugar
How to cook it
- Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 400 degrees. Place butter in a 13 x 9 inch baking pan and set it in pre-heating oven to melt while preparing apples. Remove pan from oven, sprinkle brown sugar over butter. Arrange cinnamon sticks evenly over sugar and place apples, cut side down over cinnamon sticks.
- Bake until apples are tender about 25 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Turn apples, cut side up and spoon sauce over apples.
- Return pan to oven and continue to roast until golden brown about 5 minutes longer. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
- To serve, spoon 1/2 apple into each bowl. Sticking a cinnamon stick into each core. Can also serve over vanilla ice cream.