This is the best way to give kids what they want but also give them something that is good for them.
- 4 apples
- 2 Cups cider
- 2 Teaspoons honey
- 1/2 vanilla bean
- 1/4 Cup brown sugar
- 1/2 Cup raisins
- 1 pint vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
- Whipped cream, for garnish
- Nuts, for garnish
Cut the top off the apples and hollow out the center. Place the apple cider, honey, and vanilla bean in a saucepot and bring to a boil. Steam the apples until soft, about 10 minutes. Remove the apples and place on a plate for serving.
Boil down the apple cider, about 2 minutes, and then add the brown sugar and raisins. Cook until thickened, about 2 more minutes. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in the center of the apple and drizzle with the apple cider sauce. Finish with whipped cream and nuts.