Fried Apples are sliced apples fried in a butter, cinnamon and sugar mixture. Fry the apples until they are soft. We like the apples to be soft, but still firm which usually takes 5-10 minutes. You can fry the apples until they are as soft as you prefer.
We enjoy the Fried Apples served for breakfast, as a dessert, snack or side dish. They go well with oatmeal and are good served with vanilla ice cream. You can top them with a little whip cream, too. Of course, they are good served by themselves, which is how Jeff and I enjoy them most of the time.
Jeff and I like the Fried Apples served warm. I store any leftovers in the refrigerator then reheat a serving in the microwave for 20-30 seconds. We want to just warm the apples, not cook them more.
You can slice the apples as thick or thin as you like. The thinner the slice, the faster they will cook. Jeff and I like the apples sliced at least 1/4-inch thick.
If you like warm apples seasoned with cinnamon and sugar, check out Apple Dumplings. They are whole apples baked in a pastry shell with a cinnamon-sugar syrup. Apple Dumplings are also good served warm with ice cream.
I hope you like the Fried Apples!
- 4 pounds apples I usually use Granny Smith apples, but have used Fuji.
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon You can increase the cinnamon if you like a stronger cinnamon flavor.
- Peel, core and slice the apples. I like the apples about 1/4-inch thick. You can slice them as thick or thin as you prefer.
- Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. The skillet should be large enough to hold all of the apples.
- Stir in the sugar and cinnamon until the sugar is dissolved.
- Add the apples then cook until the apples begin to get soft. I usually cook the apples 5-10 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and serve warm.
- Refrigerate any leftover apples. You can warm the apples in the microwave for a few seconds.