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With apple-picking season right around the corner, it's time to get the perfect FRIED APPLES recipe out there. Fresh apples, sugar, and butter fried on the stove top with cinnamon...so delicious! Learn how to make fried apples for breakfast, dessert, snacks, or even as a side dish!

Fried Apples Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 246kcal
With apple-picking season right around the corner, it's time to get the perfect FRIED APPLES recipe out there. Fresh apples, sugar, and butter fried on the stove top with cinnamon...so delicious! Learn how to make fried apples for breakfast, dessert, snacks, or even as a side dish!
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 57 grams (½ stick)
  • 6 cups peeled and sliced Jonathan apples 678 grams (from about 5 apples)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 25 grams
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 27 grams
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 grams, optional

Instructions

  • In a large heavy skillet, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add all other ingredients and cook, uncovered, 8-10 minutes. Carefully turn the apples, with a spatula, every 2 minutes. The apples should be tender, but still have a slight bite and hold their shape.
    4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 6 cups peeled and sliced Jonathan apples, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, ½ lemon, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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Notes

Storage: Store fried apples in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 453IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg