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Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices Recipe
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Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices Recipe

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When looking for a fast, fun side dish to dress up a pork entree or any festive spread, Carol Gillespie relies on this fuss-free recipe to please family and friends in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. TASTY TIP. Try spooning over a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a dessert treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large apples, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 155 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook and stir brown sugar and butter over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add apples; cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in pecans. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p10


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randcbruns
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2015

"This is always a crowd pleaser at my house. I always have these ingredients on hand. It is so quick and easy to whip up this simple dessert when we are in the mood. I also like using pears instead of apples!"

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lmmanda
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"Very tasty. I didn't toast the pecans, but I did add a little cinnamon."

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snoeyholladay
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2012

"Fast, easy, and my whole family loved it! I added this to our dinner at the last moment and it was a success! Thankyou for submitting this recipe."

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