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Seasonal Grilling | Seasonal Ingredients

Bloomin’ Grilled Apples

Total Time:

45 minutes


4 people


  • 4 apples
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon-sugar
  • 1/2 c. caramel, plus more for drizzling
  • 1/3 c. chopped pecans
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving


  • Slice off the top ¼ of the apples and scoop out cores.
  • Using a paring knife, make a deep cut around the center of the apple. 
  • Flip over apples and make narrow cuts all around, making sure to not cut through the bottom. In a small bowl, stir together melted butter and cinnamon-sugar. Brush apples all over with mixture, then fill center with caramel and pecans.
  • Wrap apples in foil and grill until tender, about 15 minutes. 
  • Top with ice cream and drizzle with more caramel.