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Quick Baked Apple

 Quick Baked Apple
"Baked apples are so simple to make...and this version has a yummy filling of chopped nuts, raisins and coconut," says field editor Judi Klee (right) of Nebraska City, Nebraska. "I enjoy this fruity dessert served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream."
1 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon raisins
  • 1 teaspoon flaked coconut
  • 1 medium tart apple
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple syrup


  • In a small bowl, combine nuts, raisins and coconut; set aside. Core
  • apple and peel the top third; place in a microwave-safe dish. Fill
  • center with nut mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Pour apple juice
  • into dish and syrup over apple.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 1-3 minutes or until apple is tender,
  • basting and rotating every minute. Serve warm. Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 157 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.