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Simple Baked Apples

This simple baked apples recipe is gluten-free and refined sugar-free. Made with coconut sugar, coconut oil, cinnamon, and rolled oats - they are simple to prepare and delicious for either breakfast or dessert!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 134kcal


  • 9 x 9 Inch Baking Dish


  • 3 apples halved and cored
  • 3 teaspoons coconut oil or butter
  • 3 teaspoons coconut sugar brown sugar or maple syrup work
  • pinch cinnamon


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted; butter may be subbed
  • ¼ cup white whole wheat flour almond flour may be subbed
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar brown sugar may be subbed
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt


  • Season - Heat oven to 375°F. Place apples in a 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 square baking dish. Place ½ teaspoon coconut oil and ½ teaspoon coconut sugar in each. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  • Add topping - Prepare the crumble topping: melt coconut oil, then mix all ingredients together with a fork until completely mixed. Sprinkle over the apples.
  • Bake - Cover and bake in the oven for 45 minutes (smaller apples) to 1 hour (medium-large apples). Test by poking with a paring knife. When a knife inserts easily, apples are ready.
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  • Serve - Serve with a dollop of ice cream for dessert or yogurt for breakfast.



  • FridgeThese baked apples can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Re-heat in the microwave and serve with yogurt or ice cream.


Serving: 1/2 apple | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.4mg