As you slice up the apples, check for their flavor. If they don't taste good raw, believe me, they aren't going to taste good cooked.
- 4 cups of peeled, sliced apples - use apples that cook up well, like Fuji or Jonagold
- 3 Tbsp sugar
- A sprinkle of cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
1 Sprinkle apples with cinnamon and sugar: Put apple slices in a glass bowl. Sprinkle on top the 3 Tbsp of sugar. Add a light sprinkle of cinnamon.
2 Microwave on high for 5 minutes or more: Bake in microwave oven for 5 minutes on high heat. Adjust the time for your microwave and how many apples you are doing. Ours has a powerful high setting so 4 cups of apples only takes 5 minutes.
If you use more apples, you will probably need to cook it a little longer. I suggest starting with 5 minutes and testing for doneness with a fork. If it needs more cooking time, give it more.
3 Add maple syrup to taste: When done, remove and mix so the sugar coats well all the apple pieces. Add maple syrup to taste, about 1 Tbsp.
Delicious with whipped cream on top, or with vanilla ice cream on the side.