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Olivia Newton-John's Livvy's Easy Baked Apples

A Guilt-Free Dessert

The actress shares recipes from her new healthy cookbook.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

I use pears for this too! It's a favorite in our house and it's an easy healthy fix for our "sweet tooth."

Chloe loved this as a little girl!


  • 4 apples or pears, cored
  • ¹/³ cup dried fruit, such as raisins or cranberries
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2½ tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • plain yogurt or ice cream,
  • to serve (optional)
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

    Use a sharp knife to make a shallow cut through the skin around the middle of the apple — this prevents the skin from splitting during cooking.

    Place the dried fruit into the cavity of the apples and arrange the apples in a small baking dish. Pour over the orange juice and drizzle over the honey. Bake the apples for about 30 minutes, or until the juice has thickened and the apples are soft. Remove from the oven and serve warm with yogurt or ice cream, if desired.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe courtesy LivWise.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pears, raisins, cranberries

    Course: Dessert

    More Info: Kids Friendly, Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat

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