Apple Butter Pork Chops are the perfect ONE PAN recipe for fall and winter! These skillet pork chops with apples are so juicy and flavorful when cooked in the apple butter, and it's just so delicious. And as a bonus, there's only ONE SKILLET to clean!
15ounces1/2 jar apple butter, divided (more if desired)
2applescored and sliced. No need to peel them.
2tablespoonspacked brown sugar
1teaspoonancho chili powderor just chili powder
Season both sides of each pork chop with salt and pepper.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium high heat in a large skillet. Add the pork chops and cook each side for 3 minutes. Place pork on a plate and allow to rest while you cook the apples.
Using the same skillet, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the apple slices and allow to cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Pour in 1/4 of the jar (7 1/2 ounces) of apple butter (you can use a bit more if you want, but it does get pretty sweet), brown sugar, and chili powder. Stir to combine. Add in the cream and continue to stir. Bring to a light boil.
Add the pork chops, pushing aside the apples to make sure the bottoms of each pork chop are touching the skillet. Spoon a tablespoon of apple butter onto each side of each pork chop as you cook.
Cook each pork chop for about 4 more minutes or each side, adding a tablespoon of apple butter to each side as you cook. Cook until pork is cooked through to your liking.
Serve hot with the apple mixture spooned over the pork.
Serve the chops with the apple mixture spooned on top