Baked Apples with Bourbon Pecan Sauce

Baked Apples with Bourbon Pecan Sauce


12 Golden Delicious Apples-Peeled and cored (dip in lemon juice and water to preserve)

1 lemon peel grated 

2 cup brown sugar 

2 lbs. raisins 

2 cup pecans 

2 tsp cinnamon 

1/4 tsp nutmeg 

1 cup white wine 

1/2 stick melted butter


Mix lemon, raisins, pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg, and fill the apple cores. Brush the apples with butter and place in a baking pan. Add white wine and bake covered until nearly done. Remove the cover and allow apples to brown. Place on a sauced plate, garnish if desired.


Bourbon Pecan Sauce



1 cup half & half or whipping cream 

2 cup granulated sugar 

2 cup water 

2 cup brown sugar 

Pinch of salt 

2 cup bourbon 

2 tsp vanilla 

1 cup pecans


Scald the cream and set aside. Combine water and sugar, and boil until the mixture turns a golden brown. Add brown sugar and salt, pour in cream and bourbon, and simmer until blended. Add vanilla and pecans and serve on warm plates.