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A warm and wonderful treat anytime of year!

8 medium sized firm apples, washed, cored, partially peeled at the top (1/3 way down)
2 cups quick oats
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup dried apricots, diced
1/2 cup dates, pitted, diced
1 teaspoon fresh orange zest
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
1 jar Stonewall Kitchen Apple Cranberry Chutney
4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons brandy, optional
1 cup water, apple juice or apple cider

Place apples in a baking dish, evenly spaced away from each other.

Mix together the oats, brown sugar, Apple Cranberry Chutney, apricots, dates, orange zest, sliced almonds and brandy. Add cold unsalted butter pieces and toss well. Stuff apples with mixture

Pour water, apple juice, or cider into baking dish. Cover with lid or foil
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover, baste with liquid, continue to cook until apples are easily pierced with a fork (about 10 minutes) Serves 8, Stonewall Kitchen