Microwave Apple Cheese Crisp
1/4 c. plus 1 tbsp. butter or margarine
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
3/4 c. quick-cooking rolled oats
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
6 c. sliced pared apples
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/3 c. granulated sugar
3 tbsp. flour, divided
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
3 or 4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1 tbsp. milk
1/4 c. granulated sugar
Microwave butter in casserole at high 45 to 60 seconds, or until melted. Stir in
brown sugar and oats. Microwave at high 2 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup flour; set
aside. Combine apples, juice, 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon and
salt in 8 x 8 inch baking dish. Stir and spread evenly. Microwave at high 8
minutes, stirring after half the time. Blend cream cheese, milk, sugar, egg and
1 tablespoon flour. Pour evenly over apples. Sprinkle with crumby mixture.
Microwave at high 6 to 10 minutes, or until apples are tender, rotating 1/2 turn
after half the time. Serve warm or cold, plain or topped with whipped cream.
Makes 9 servings.