Hurry Up Baked Apples

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Serving Size: 
1 apple half
Cost Per Serving: 
  • 2 medium size tart apples (Granny Smith, Braeburn, Cortland, Jonathan, Fuji)
  • 1 teaspoon white or brown  sugar, packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons (total) raisins, sweetened dried cranberries, chopped walnuts or other nuts
  • 1 container (6-ounces) low fat vanilla yogurt
  1. Cut apples in half lengthwise. Use spoon to remove cores and hollow out a space 1" or more deep.  Arrange apple halves, cut sides up, in microwavable dish. Cut thin slices off bottoms to keep from tipping. 
  2. Combine sugar, cinnamon, oatmeal, raisins, cranberries, and nuts.  Fill each apple half with sugar mixture.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap. Fold back one edge 1/4" to vent steam.
  4. Microwave 3-3 1/2 minutes or until apples can be cut easily. Remove from microwave. Let sit a few minutes.
  5. Spoon yogurt over the top.
  • These are great as a dessert, as a snack, or for breakfast.
  • Fresh apples keep best in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
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