Fried Apples

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"A family favorite that we often stir up to enjoy at our after-church-brunches. It is great over waffles or oatmeal, and it also shows up on our fall dinner table as a wonderful side dish with roast pork or ham. The recipe calls for Granny Smiths but you may certainly choose any flavorful apple and adjust the amount of sugar to the sweetness of the apples that you select. You may also reduce the amount of butter (we do) or add a little nut oil for additional flavor (we have used walnut and pecan) - or toast some chopped nuts in the same pan before cooking, set them aside while you cook the apples, and stir them in just before serving."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (241.1 g)
  • Calories 236.1
  • Total Fat - 8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 20.3 mg
  • Sodium - 67.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 44.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
  • Sugars - 38.3 g
  • Protein - 0.7 g
  • Calcium - 15.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Core, peel and slice apples in 1/2 inch thick wedges (you may also dice your apples - for quicker cooking)

Step 2

Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat.

Step 3

Add apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Step 4

Sauté, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until apples are tender.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Baking Babe Bev

Cut the recipe down by half and used over waffles hot off the griddle. I toasted some walnuts and added them to the apples before serving. What a great tasting topping!

review by:
(8 Jan 2020)


These apples were really wonderful. I used 3 apples and cut the other ingredients in half (and used slightly less butter than that). It tasted like apple pie filling without the fattening crust. I ate some plain, some over oatmeal, some warm and some room temp. All were winners.

review by:
(27 Apr 2018)