6 medium apples, Jonathan or Pink Lady
½ cup maple syrup
1/3 cup water
1 tsp lemon juice
2 (1-inch) strips lemon peel
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp butter
6 t0 12 soft candy worms
Preheat oven 350°. Core apples and peel top one third of appl. Place in baking pan.
Combine maple syrup, water, lemon juice, lemon peel, cinnamon and salt in small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Pour over apples. Cover loosely with foil.
Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Place 1 teaspoon butter into each apple core. Baste apples with pan juices; cover and cook additional 15 minutes or until tender. Cool.
Cut 1 or 2 small holes from outside of apple through to core. Thread worms halfway through holes. Serve hot or cold.
3 cups lime sherbet
1 cup pineapple juice
1 package (0.13 oz) grape-flavored drink mix
2 cups ginger ale
Frozen seedless grapes (optional)
Combine sherbet, juice and drink mix in blender container and blend until smooth. Add ginger ale. Cover and blend just until blended. Add frozen grapes, if desired. Serve immediately. Makes 5 cups.