Microwave Baked Apples

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Recipe from Med Instead of Meds

Ingredients

  • 2 apples
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons raisins
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoons butter (optional)
  • Core the apple leaving the bottom intact.
  1. Core the apple leaving the bottom intact.
  2. In a bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and raisins. Spoon the sugar mixture into the apples and set a teaspoon of butter on top of each apple.
  3. Place the apples in a deep casserole dish and cover with the lid.
  4. Microwave for 3 ½ – 4 minutes or until tender. Let the apples sit for 2 minutes before serving.

Notes

  • Dried cranberries can be substituted for raisins.
  • Apple-pie spice or pumpkin spice can be substituted for nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Any variety of apples such as Golden Delicious, Fuji, Granny Smith, Gala, or Braeburn can be used.

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • Serving Size: 1 apple
  • Vegetables: 0 cups
  • Fruits: 1¼ cups
  • Calories: 133 calories
  • Carbohydrates: 34 grams
  • Fiber: 4 grams
  • Protein: 0 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 6 mg