Southern Fried Apples Recipe Is Easy Like Sunday Morning by Donna John

Southern Fried Apples Recipe Is Easy Like Sunday Morning

Fall means apple season. Apples cooked in butter, sugar and cinnamon are a southern staple. Not only is this fried apple recipe easy (like Sunday morning), but it's incredibly delicious!

To make these gluten-free southern fried apples you just need four ingredients: apples, butter, granulated sugar and ground cinnamon. The sliced apples cook in a skillet until soft, sweet and delicious.

Serve this easy fried apples recipe topped with whipped cream, spooned over vanilla ice cream, on grilled pork chops or chicken, or use as a pie filling or pancake topping. It's very friendly and happy wherever you want to use it.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving: 6


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 apples, peeled, cored and sliced

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Recipe Notes

  • Use whatever apples you like for this recipe. Tart apples do tend to complement the sweetness better.
  • You can peel the apples or leave the skin on, your choice.

Here's how to make it:

  1. Melt the butter in a skillet. Add the sugar and cinnamon and stir until combined.
  2. Add the apples and cook, stirring, until softened, about 6 to 10 minutes. Serve warm or store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 277

Total Fat: 15.6g

Saturated Fat: 9.7g

Cholesterol: 41mg

Sodium: 110mg

Total Carbohydrate: 37.8g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Total Sugars: 32.2g

Protein: 0.6g

Vitamin D: 11mcg

Calcium: 13mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 167mg

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Elisa Schmitz
Fall comfort food at its finest! #yum
This sounds so easy and so delicious!
Sheri Greer
This looks amazing. I gotta try this

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