- 2 medium apples, washed, with the cores removed
- 2 Tablespoons raisins
- 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons softened butter
- ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, optional
- Wash hands with soap and hot water.
- Wash apples, cut in half, and remove core with a spoon.
- Place the apples in a microwave-safe container.
- Put the brown sugar and butter in a small bowl. Stir together. Stir in raisins. Add the cinnamon (optional). Stir gently to mix the ingredients together.
- Use a spoon to fill the center of each apple with the raisin mixture.
- Cover the apples with plastic wrap. Turn back one corner to let the steam out.
- Put the covered container into the microwave. Microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes or until the apples are tender.
- Remove the container from the microwave. Let it stand on the counter for 1 minute.
- Carefully remove the plastic wrap. Let the apples cool.
- Use a spoon to put any juices left in the cooking bowl over the apples.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.