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Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices Recipe

Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in a dry nonstick skillet and heat over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 155 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.