2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
- Preheat broiler. In a frying pan, melt butter and cook apples over low heat for 4 or 5 minutes until golden. Transfer apples to an ovenproof dish, hollow side up. Add pecans and maple syrup to pan, bring to a boil and remove from heat. Spoon evenly over apples. Cover with Gouda and broil until cheese is melted and golden.
Serve as an alternative to a cheese plate or dessert.