Summer days are just around the corner and these delicious gorgonzola and walnut stuffed apples are easy to prepare with Melt® Organic.  Add this to your nutritious dessert options when you fire up the grill for your backyard barbeque.  Not a gorgonzola and walnut fan? Substitute brie and hazelnut as described below. This recipe is adapted from Better Homes and Gardens and makes 4 servings.


4 medium cooking apples, such as Granny Smith or Jonathan, cored

¼ cup Gorgonzola, Stilton, or Roquefort cheese, crumbled

¼ cup walnuts, chopped

2 tablespoons Melt® Organic, melted

4 teaspoons honey

Honey for drizzling


  • Core apples almost to the bottom, leaving approximately 1/2 inch.
  • Remove 1 inch of peel from the top of each apple.
  • In a small bowl stir together Gorgonzola, walnuts, and Melt Organic.
  • Fill each cored apple three-fourths full.
  • Drizzle 1 teaspoon honey into each.
  • Add remaining filling to apples.
  • Place apples in a disposable foil pan.
  • Cover and grill for 30 to 40 minutes or until tender:
  • For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around edge of grill. Test for medium heat over center of grill. Place apples on rack in the center of the grill.
  • For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust grill for indirect grilling. Place apples on grill rack.
  • Drizzle each serving with additional honey; serve warm.

Variation: Brie and Hazelnut Stuffed Apples

Prepare as directed except substitute 1/3 cup of finely cubed brie for the Gorgonzola, 3 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts for the walnuts, 4 teaspoons fig or red currant preserves for the honey, and add 1 teaspoon snipped fresh tarragon to the cheese mixture. To serve, melt additional preserves and drizzle over apples.