Maple-Cranberry Baked Apples
Ingredients
"    2 1/2  cups  cranberry juice cocktail
"    1/2  cup  maple syrup
"    1/4  cup  firmly packed light brown sugar
"    1  tablespoon  lemon juice
"    2  teaspoons  grated peeled fresh ginger
"    1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
"    1  teaspoon  cornstarch
"    1  teaspoon  vanilla extract
"    8  medium Rome apples, cored
"    3/4  cup  dried cranberries
"    1/4  cup  chopped pecans
"    1/4  cup  shaved white chocolate
Preparation
Preheat oven to 375.
Combine first 8 ingredients. Stir well; set aside.

Peel top half of each apple; place in a shallow roasting pan. Fill centers of apples evenly with cranberries and pecans. Pour cranberry-maple mixture over apples. Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until tender, basting apples twice with syrup from pan. To serve, drizzle with remaining syrup. Sprinkle with white chocolate.