By Kansas Living on January 22, 2020

Kids a Cookin': Microwave Baked Apple

A hot and healthy way to Five a Day!


  • 4 large baking apples
  • 1 /2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Wash apples and remove core.

2. Cut a thin slice off bottom of each apple to form a flat surface. Place apples in a microwave safe baking dish.

3. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon in a small dish. Spoon mixture into center of apples.

4. Cover with wax paper and microwave on high power 6 to 10 minutes or until apples are soft.


  • Apple fact: Apples are grown in 36 different states.
  • Sugar fact: Sugar comes from sugarcane, grown in tropical environments or sugar beets, grown in colder climates.
  • Cinnamon fact: Cinnamon comes from the bark of a cinnamon tree.

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