Microwaved "Baked" Apples
by Jes Mostek
serves: 4
  A faster version of the traditional!
  4   tart apples
  1/2 c.   instant oatmeal (quick-cook oats)
  1/2 c.   brown sugar
  1/4 c.   butter
  1 tsp.   cinnamon
  1/2 c.   raisins, plumped
  Wash and core the apples.

In a medium bowl,combine oats, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Cut in the butter. Stir in the raisins. Fill the cavities of the cored apples with the oat mixture.

Place the filled apples in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Microwave on high for 4-8 minutes (about as long as you'd need to cook potatoes in your microwave).