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      How to Microwave Apple Crisp

      Apple Crisp

      Often, baking in the oven is preferred because the preheated interior and circulating hot air causes desserts to rise and crisp to perfection. Baking takes a long time though, and sometimes you need instant gratification when it comes to feeding your sweet tooth. Microwaving apple crisp is simple, and the final product is a warm apple center with a perfectly crispy crust on top. The best part: it takes less than 15 minutes to prepare and cook.

      What you’ll need:

      • Apples. Use 4 large apples of your choice.
      • Butter. Use ½ cup of melted butter.
      • Brown Sugar. Use ¾ cup of packed brown sugar.
      • Quick Cooking Oats. Use ¾ cup of quick cooking oats.
      • Flour. Use ½ cup of flour.
      • Cinnamon. Use 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
      • Allspice or Nutmeg. Depending on your personal preference, use ½ teaspoon of either allspice or ground nutmeg.
      • Baking Dish. Use an 8-inch square glass baking dish.
      • Mixing Bowl. You'll use this to mix all of the non-apple ingredients.
      • Spatula. You'll use this to transfer the crispy topping from the bowl to the baking dish.

      Step 1: Peel and core your apples. Use a peeler or peeling knife to remove the skin from your apples and cut them into slices.

      Step 2: Arrange apples in baking dish. Fill the bottom of your 8-inch glass baking dish with apple slices. They don't have to be perfectly arranged in a particular fashion.

      Step 3: In a separate bowl, mix other ingredients. Combine the brown sugar, cooking oats, flour, ground cinnamon and melted butter in a medium mixing bowl. Make sure all of the ingredients are mixed well to form a consistently chunky topping.

      Step 4: Layer crispy topping on apples. Use a spatula to empty the crispy topping from the mixing bowl and on top of the apples. When you're done layering, sprinkle ½ teaspoon of either allspice or ground nutmeg on the crispy top layer.

      Step 5: Microwave. Place the baking dish in the microwave and cook uncovered for 10-12 minutes. Poke the apples with a fork when the apple crisp is done cooking, and if you can cut through the apples with ease, your apple crisp dessert is finished and ready to enjoy.


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