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Roasted Apples With Oats & Salted Molasses

These stuffed apples filled with oats and salted molasses make for the perfect simple fall dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 6 servings
Author Shelly Westerhausen


  • 3 apples , divided
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup almonds , chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (use earth balance to make vegan)
  • 1 Tablespoons molasses
  • Coarse sea salt
  • yogurt , for topping (optional – use coconut yogurt to make vegan)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and use a spoon to scoop out the core of the apples so that they have a two tablespoon hole in the center.
  2. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet with the cut sides facing up.
  3. In a small bowl, toss together the oats, almonds, brown sugar, and zest. U
  4. se your clean hands to work the butter into the mixture until a coarse meal has formed.
  5. Divide the mixture between the six halves, cover with foil, and bake for thirty minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, drizzle the molasses over the baked apples and return back to the oven, uncovered, for an additional five minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt and serve with yogurt (optional).