National Peanut Butter Lovers Day

Can you believe that it is already March 1st?! We certainly can’t. However, one great thing about March 1st is that it is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day! This is a holiday that we here at Red Prince Apples are most definitely celebrating. Did you know that when you pair the sweet, tangy and crisp Red Prince Apple with Peanut Butter you have pretty much reached the epitome of perfection!?
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So in the spirit of National Peanut Butter Lovers day, we have given you the perfect recipe to celebrate with! Baked Red Prince Apple and Peanut Butter- and good news, it’s just as easy as it sounds! This yummy and quick little pairing is absolutely perfect for breakfast, as a snack or even as a dessert when you add a scoop of vanilla ice cream into the mix. So here’s how to get in on this flavourful fun!

 Before starting, pre-heat your oven to 375!

 Step 1- Pick out your favourite Red Prince Apple and wash it! Grab your peanut butter (smooth or crunchy will work great!) and measure the amount you would like to use. I used roughly 3tbs when baking mine!

 Step 2- CAREFULLY core the Red Prince making sure to not go straight through the bottom of the apple!

Step 3- Scoop and stuff your Red Prince Apple with your chosen quantity of peanut butter.

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 Step 4- Place your peanut butter stuffed Red Prince apple into a baking dish and add about 1 cup of hot water, then place it in the oven!

Allow your Red Prince apple to bake to perfection! What does this mean? I usually wait around 30 minutes until the peanut butter is just beginning to crust at the top and the outside of the apple is soft and beginning to

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 Step 5- After your Red Prince Apple is done baking, remove it from the oven, drain the water and allow it to cool.

 Step 6- Cut your Red Prince Apple in half and enjoy this absolutely delicious pairing!

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Also! Add granola and cinnamon to your peanut butter filling to give it a little extra crunch if you feel so inclined!

We hope that you have a wonderful March 1st and cannot wait to hear about all of your Peanut Butter Lovers day inspired treats!