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Bacon stuffed apples


  • 4 Cortland apples
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 227 grams aged cheddar, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) allspice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Turn on half the barbeque to medium to reach a temperature of 350 F (175 C).
  2. In a pan cook the bacon, reserve the fat.
  3. In a pan heat two tablespoons of the reserved bacon fat, place onions in pan and cook for ten minutes or until caramelized.
  4. Chop up the bacon.
  5. Cut the tops off each apple.
  6. Use an ice cream scoop to scoop out a cavity in the apples.
  7. Season the inside of each apple with allspice, salt and pepper.
  8. Combine the onion, oregano, parsley, cheddar, and bacon to create the stuffing.
  9. Pack the stuffing mixture into the apples.
  10. Place apples on the unlit side of the grill with the lid closed to cook with indirect heat.
  11. Cook for 20 minutes or until the apples have softened and serve warm.
  12. Note: Cooking times and temperatures will vary depending on the size and type of your barbeque.

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