4 Jonagold or Golden Delicious apples
1/4 cup flaked coconut
1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
Peel top 1/3 of apples; arrange, peeled end up, in microwave-safe baking dish. Combine coconut, apricots, and orange zest; divide to evenly fill centers of apples.
Combine orange juice and brown sugar; pour over apples. Cover tightly with vented plastic wrap; microwave on high (100 percent) 7 to 8 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool before serving.
Yield: 4 servings
Source: Washington Apple Commission