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Vegan Twice Baked Maple Pecan Apples - a cute spin on twice baked potatoes, this delicious dessert is vegan, paleo and dairy free!

Vegan Twice Baked Maple Pecan Apples

  • Author: Erin
  • Category: Inspired by/Adapted from Paleo Running Mama


This delicious seasonal dessert is paleo, vegan and dairy-free!


  • 3 apples, halved (use cookie dough scoop to scoop out insides leaving hollow apple shell – save the insides, minus the core and seeds)
  • 6 Tablespoons coconut oil (melted and at room temp)
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut sugar
  • additional maple syrup to drizzle on top


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place apples in a oven-safe pan, hollow side up, and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place coconut and pecans in food processor and pulse until they are roughly ground.
  4. Pour mixture into medium mixing bowl and add cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and coconut sugar.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Add coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  7. Using fork, combine until clumps start to form.
  8. Take 1 cup of the apple insides and chop roughly,
  9. Add to the mixing bowl and mix well.
  10. Using cookie scoop, scoop filling into each apple.
  11. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  12. Serve with extra pecans and maple syrup to drizzle (or even some whipped coconut cream).