4 medium cooking apples, peeled and quartered
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1. Heat apples and water to boiling in 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up apples, until tender.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
To microwave, reduce water to 1/4 cup, and put all ingredients in 2-qt. microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover tightly and microwave on high for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring to break up the apples every 3 minutes, until apples are tender.