Microwave Baked Apples

Microwave Baked Apples

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"This is an easy and fast baked apple recipe. Great for brunch or snack. Stuff the apples with any additional fruits that you wish -- cranberries stuffed into apples are especially delicious."
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Ingredients

11 m servings 186 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Core the apples, leaving the bottom intact.
  2. In a bowl, mix the brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon the sugar mixture into the apples and set a teaspoon (or more to your taste) of butter on top of each apple. Place the apples in a deep casserole dish and cover.
  3. Microwave for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until tender. Let the apples sit for a couple minutes before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

Excellent. You need to use a firm apple for this - I prefer Fuji. I cut up the apple into sections, sprinkle it with cinnamon and splenda only (no butter or sugar) and microwave 5-6 minutes un...

Most helpful critical review

Gross - microwaving the apple made it mushy & inedible. Threw it away.

Excellent. You need to use a firm apple for this - I prefer Fuji. I cut up the apple into sections, sprinkle it with cinnamon and splenda only (no butter or sugar) and microwave 5-6 minutes un...

This is a delicious and easy recipe as long as you prepare the apples properly. I can't imagine this would be good at all with sliced apples. The point of the recipe is to have the apple standin...

Wow! This was a great recipe for a really nice low-fat snack. It was quick, easy and delicious. I cut the recipe in half and used a large Granny Smith apple. I also cut the amount of nutmeg in h...

Good--make sure you use an apple that holds up to cooking, and start with a shorter microwave time, esp. if not using large apples.

Great! Just as good as oven-baked apples, and much faster.

this recipe got my 10 mo. old picky baby to start eating apple! plus i thought it was soooooo yummy!!! and sooooooo quick and easy!!!!!

I took others advice and used a granny smith apple for this. I made it at the local nursing home for 'cooking class'. They all loved the taste and the ease that the apples were made. We were a...

Gross - microwaving the apple made it mushy & inedible. Threw it away.

Yum! Simple & quick dessert. Had it with some vanilla ice cream.