Cherry Coke Baked Apples

1/2 cup raisins or other dried fruit, if desired
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
1/2 cup splenda brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
4 medium granny smith apples, cored
3/4 cup diet cherry soda
2 teaspoons butter

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. In a small bowl, combine raisins, walnuts, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon.
3. Place apples in baking dish. Fill the center with the fruit/nut mixture.
4. Pour the soda over the apples. Dot each apple with 1/2 teaspoons butter. Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon.
5. Bake until apples are tender, about 45 minutes. Serve with sauce from the baking dish.