"This quick snack is often requested as an office treat," reports Nancy Horan of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. "It's a simple and harvest-fresh way to serve autumn's best apples—kids also love it."
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut into rings
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
- In an ungreased 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish, arrange apples in two rows. Pour apple juice over apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon peel. Cover and microwave on high for 4-1/2 minutes or until apples are tender, turning after 1-1/2 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lo-Cal Apple Snack in Taste of Home October/November 1997, p17