Good Housekeeping: Classic Baked Apples with Oatmeal Streusel
Last updated 11/4/2020 at 11:22am
Cooking apples in the microwave, rather than the regular oven, yields plumper, juicier, less shriveled fruit — and saves a big chunk of time! Baked apples have always been a favorite dessert in America. We've adapted Eliza Leslie's recipe from the 1848 edition of “Directions for Cookery”, and it's still good today.
4 large (about 10 ounces each) Rome or Cortland apples
1/4 cup (packed) brown sugar
1/4 cup quick-cooking oats, uncooked
2 tablespoons (chopped) dates
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons margarine or butter
1. Core apples, cutting out a 1 1/4-inch diameter cylinder f...