In large bowl, mix together cherries, brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
With a melon scooper, core apples to hollow out the middle. Do not go all the way through. Fill each apple core with the dried cherry mixture.
Pour apple cider into casserole dish and place apples right side up. Place a pat of butter on apple role filled with mixture. Drizzle maple syrup on top of all the apples. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 50 minutes.