Baked Apples

Ingredients: 4 apples 4 slices of butter ½ cup brown sugar Dash of cinnamon Dash of nutmeg Raisins (optional) Cooking Tools: Knife Apple corer Baking pan Directions: 1. Wash the apples. 2. Remove the cores from the apples using the corer.* 3. Cut the apples in half....

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