Slow Cooker Honey Baked Apples with Granola

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These Honey Baked Apples with Granola are an easy fall treat. They’re sweetened with honey and stuffed with granola for an added crunch. The orange syrup at the bottom of the slow cooker can be spooned over the apples before serving to make these treats extra rich. They’re great for dessert, breakfast, or an anytime snack.

Slow Cooker Honey Baked Apples with Granola

Slow Cooker Honey Baked Apples with Granola

Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 apple with granola and fruit | Calories: 195 | Total Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 7 mg | Carbohydrates: 40 g | Dietary Fiber: 6 g | Sugars: 26 g | Protein: 3 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9


  • 6 medium apples, cored (Granny Smith are a good choice)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons powdered cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup raisins raisins or dried cranberries (or a mix of each)
  • 1 cup stovetop granola, or other clean eating granola
  • 1/3 cup orange juice, (optional apple, cranberry, or pomegrante juice)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 2 tablesppons honey, cinnamon, raisins, and granola. Set aside.
  2. Leave apple peeling on and scoop out 3/4 of the apple flesh (inside of apple), leaving just a little at the bottom. Evenly distribute the granola mixture inside the apples.
  3. Pour the orange juice and 1 tablespoon honey in the bottom of the slow cooker, stir to combine. Place the granola filled apples inside the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 4-5 hours or high 2-3 hours.
  4. Drizzle over each apple a little of the syrupy liquid in the bottom of the slow cooker. Allow to cool before serving.

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7 Comments on "Slow Cooker Honey Baked Apples with Granola"

  1. HostessAtHeart  October 18, 2014

    I love all of these flavors! Perfect for a crisp fall morning.

  2. Love! Love! Fall!!  September 21, 2016

    This sounds delicious! But why is it a slow-cooker recipe and instructions say to put in the oven? Which would be better and how long in the slow-cooker if I decide to make them that way?

    • Kym Votruba  September 21, 2016

      Thanks for pointing that out to us. We’ve removed the word “Slow Cooker” from the title.

  3. Teri Altpeter  November 11, 2019

    What can I use the apple that was scrapped out of the apple in? Should it be mixed with the granola mix then stuffed back in the apple?

    • Nichole Furlong  November 17, 2019

      The only part that should be scooped out of the apple is the core which you do not want to add.

  4. Anda  March 4, 2020

    If I don’t have a slow cooker, how can I cook them?

    • Gale Compton  March 4, 2020

      You can cook them in the oven. Cover and cook on 350 degrees. Check after 45 minutes. Once tender remove from the oven and allow to cool.


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