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    Easy Baked Apples


    • 1 apple, green or red
    • 1 tablespoon softened butter, or canola margarine
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, or walnuts


    Step 1
    Remove the core of the apple with an apple corer and slice 1/4 inch off of the apple bottom (to make a flat bottom). Place apple upright in a microwave-safe soup or salad bowl.
    Step 2
    Blend 1 tablespoon of softened butter or canola margarine, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, and 3 tablespoons chopped pecans or walnuts together in a custard cup.
    Step 3
    Fill the core of the apple with the mixture (there is enough to fill 3 apples). Cover apple with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH until apple is tender (about 3 minutes).

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