Cherry soda adds fun flavor to these tender apples shared by Helen Turner. The cook from Upland, Indiana prepares the pretty red slices quickly in the microwave. You can serve them as a two-ingredient side dish...or add a dollop of whipped topping and cinnamon for a no-fuss dessert.
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- 3 large tart apples, peeled and sliced
- 1 can (12 ounces) cherry soda
- Whipped topping and ground cinnamon, optional
- Layer apple slices in an 11-in. x 7-in.x 2-in. microwave-safe dish. Pour the soda over the apples. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5-9 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm with whipped topping and cinnamon if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Warm Apple Slices in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p7