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Pork Chops with Apples and Stuffing Recipe

Pork Chops with Apples and Stuffing Recipe

The heartwarming taste of cinnamon and apples is the perfect accompaniment to these tender pork chops. This dish is always a winner with my family. Because it calls for only four ingredients, it's a main course I can serve with little preparation. —Joan Hamilton, Worcester, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 package (6 ounces) crushed stuffing mix
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling with cinnamon


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, prepare stuffing according to package directions. Spread pie filling into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Place the pork chops on top; spoon stuffing over chops.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.

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revkkw User ID: 8945284 254877
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2016

"Could this work in a slow cooker to make really tender chops?"

shull User ID: 1410349 253921
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2016

"This is a GREAT recipe. Best of all , it is so easy! You can't go wrong with this one."

NICK1 User ID: 64171 246866
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2016

"My family loves this dish. The flavors blend well together and the pork chops come out moist, which has been a problem with a lot pork dishes."

jmsterling1 User ID: 5261536 224572
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2015

"Mouth watering fall off the bone deliciousness and actually is my husband's most requested favorite dinner!"

TexasCookie User ID: 4277703 224420
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2015

"Excellent dish, very tasty and super easy to prepare. It seems much fancier than the ingredients and effort needed to make it. Honestly, we make a lot of gourmet dishes at our house, recipes which have many more ingredients and require advanced skills and those can be a lot of fun when you like to cook but for an easy meal this is hard to beat."

HondaRhonda User ID: 6406346 224224
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"This dish isn’t for everyone; we found it quite unpalatable. The flavors and textures did not blend well together at all. For us it was a complete waste of high quality pork chops. Lesson learned: next time we'll grill the chops, put the stuffing on the side, and bake an apple pie for dessert."

ekatiakarpova User ID: 6312133 224064
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2015

"Very tasty! No need 2 cans apple pie filling as reviews said because will be so sweet and not healthy."

JKvigne User ID: 6814027 216597
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"I didn't have apple pie filling, so I sliced up apples and added some cinnamon and sugar. It was great! The whole family loved it."

gucci65 User ID: 7131119 87764
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2014

"I love this recipe. How easy. Also try this with chicken wonderful !!!!!"

swinny User ID: 1858482 87763
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"Delish!!!! Made this just as stated!!!"

hamhock32 User ID: 7001222 55322
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2014 Edited Aug. 14, 2015

"Best pork chop! Was gobbled up in seconds."

luigimon User ID: 1692040 31192
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2014

"My husband doesn't normally care for boxed stuffing dishes, but this one works! I used Stove Top Sage, as the store was out of the Pork Stuffing. Couldn't find Apple pie filling with cinnamon so I just sprinkled cinnamon on top of the pie filling. Next time, I will double both the stuffing and the pie filling!! And it warms up well in the oven, believe it or not. Baked it until there was a good color to the stuffing, making it crispy! Good stuff! ??"

Sweetums5 User ID: 1470993 87762
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2014

"I make this recipe all the time. Usually I add another half can of pie filling to the bottom of the pan and sprinkle it with cinnamon. It doesn't take long to bake and is absolutely delicious. Company loves it."

jegriffies User ID: 4906278 48651
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2014

"I added a can of Golden Pork Gravy to the stuffing and it was delicious."

carolynstanek User ID: 1180811 88501
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

"This has been a family favorite since it was first published in quick Cooking. I don't find apple filling with cinnamon in my stores, so I just sprinkle on some cinnamon to the filling after putting it in the pan. I usually cut large chunks of apple in half before putting pork chops or slices of pork loin on top."

dowitcher User ID: 1209489 102023
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2014

"This was excellent! My husband says this is so good it could be served to company! It made a lot for just the two of us (I did use just two chops), so I'll try halving the dressing and apples next time."

acooley1 User ID: 62623 122255
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

"This was so so good. I've never had a juicier and more delicious pork chop in my life! Yum!"

sashatheaker User ID: 7829941 48591
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014

"this is the most wonderful program. Thank You"

ossie User ID: 1377798 87758
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2014

"We love this one ... I make it for my father-in-law... I earn some stars myself with this one... love it!!"

Angene User ID: 5853813 122248
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"This is dee-licious!! dinner and dessert all in one!"

Christee311 User ID: 5827442 102011
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"It was great!"

Juls9463 User ID: 6937004 80034
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"Make it all the time. Easy and really good!"

Wildflour User ID: 630742 87756
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2013

"I've been making this recipe for many years now, and it never ceases to please!! I up it a bit and add a little cheddar to the stuffing, after all, apple pie without some cheese is like a hug without a squeeze! ;) :) (I also season the chops, too, for extra flavor.)"

mars24711 User ID: 7293290 36351
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"Had this meal tonight. Me and hubby loved this recipe! It was delicious! As already mentioned, I too, will add another can of the apple filling the next time. Other than that, I will not change a thing! You can't go wrong with this one!"

Joscy User ID: 2694585 31189
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"as with all TOH recipes, this is sure to be well received by my family. Will be first time making tonight, but am sure it won't be the last."

ConnerAlex User ID: 5707456 87754
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

"My family loved this recipe, I would not change a thing. Easy and delicious."

Melolabel User ID: 2069353 32242
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"Delicious as is, however I added about 3/4 of a cup of homemade cinnamon applesauce to the pie filling (because the sweet gooey stuff is the best part) and topped the stuffing with a handful of frenchfried onions. It was DELISH and I'll sure be making it again."

bnrudy User ID: 659489 30913
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"This is a GREAT recipe, I do add a little seasoning to the pork chops before brown, I also use 2 cans of a good quality apple pie filling(I do cut any large apples) I use stove top stuffing mix any flavor you like =^..^="

4laney User ID: 6951050 37002
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

"When I have very special guests I make this delicious dish! Everyone loves it !"

cwbuff2 User ID: 5946195 36350
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"Good, easy comfort food. Since I like apples a lot, I used 2 cans of the apple pie filling, since 1 wasn't enough. Good dish for a busy night."

sd20 User ID: 5560294 32240
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

"My family enjoyed this recipe! :)"

anngemmel User ID: 2078371 73186
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"This is one of my favorite "take a meal" options when bringing a meal to a friend. Have given it to numerous folks and always gets rave reviews. So, so easy and tasty - even for someone like me who would normally never care for pork chops. I use the boneless ones from Aldi. Great meal!"

earlofbogie User ID: 5104239 79846
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2012

"Since using canned apples, I decided that they needed some help, so before putting them in the pan, I put them in the skillet with a couple of tablespoons of brown sugar and an equal amt. of butter. You won't beleive how this will improve the taste. I even added some cinnamon and nutmeg or apple pie spice if you have that."

mamamerk07 User ID: 3803437 88443
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"Sooo easy to make! My family loves this. It also impresses guests!"

CindyGrace User ID: 1360256 80033
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"Super yummy as is. Sometimes make an extra box of stuffing because we like lots. One child doesn't like it, so I leave it off her chop."

Ilovewatersomuch User ID: 6444510 79699
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"This is so good!"

happyDays2012 User ID: 6444501 88414
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"The family loved this. Will definitely make again!"

regiez User ID: 6407902 73185
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2011

"I made this for a birthday dinner and it was fabulous and oh, so easy! I used pork flavored stove top stuffing and it was great. I made my own apple pie filling because I had apples but the canned would have been fine! if you want a dish

that is delicious but easy, this is it!"

vanbyrne User ID: 6332504 36990
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"The apples texture was mushy. The combo with the pork chops just was not for me."

ritzz1 User ID: 5194977 30912
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2011

"We did not care for this at all"

Wieners User ID: 1845812 204354
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2011 Edited Apr. 14, 2016

"This is a wonderfully easy recipe that has an equally wonderful flavor. It has become a regular on our menu. Sometimes I've added 1/2 cup more water and raisins or craisins to the stuffing mix and we like that for a change of pace."

selias User ID: 281817 101960
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2011

"Tried this tonight,,,,, we loved it!!.. Next time will make more stuffing...(we like lots of stuffing!!!!).... Will make it again."

Jean_A User ID: 1908085 32238
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"Very easy. Came out really good. I am not a fan of pork chops but I liked this dish alot."

lj211 User ID: 4045620 48550
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

"Easy and soooooo gooooooood!!!!"

linsvin User ID: 1584655 79696
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"This came out so moist, no way messing up this recipe. Very simple, put together in no time."

ezondii User ID: 1189790 55321
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010 Edited Aug. 27, 2014

"The pickiest of my family, who don't even like stuffing - gave this one two thumbs up and asked me to put it in my recipe box. A keeper for sure! Also, chunky applesauce plus the pie filling works really well too."

LatelyLisa User ID: 5581400 30911
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2010

"Tastes great, easy and only 4 ingredients...WINNER!!! Family loved it!!"

TJTrails User ID: 1261407 31185
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

"Very quick & easy. I think next time I'll try it with homemade chunky applesauce though as it was a bit sweet for my taste."

pasfrk User ID: 759296 31184
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2010

"Very good. Picky husband loved it. Easy to make. Was a tiny bit dry so will add some applesauce next time, and maybe some raisins. Will be making it again."

gratefulservant_AZ User ID: 635512 36978
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2010

"This is great. I used sugar free pie filling, sprinkled it with cinnamon, and whole wheat chicken stuffing mix. Wonderful!"

swtlissdrmwvr User ID: 4026485 31181
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2010

"I have made this dish a few times. I absolutely love it. My family and friends rave about this. It is incredible how easy it is to make! LOVE IT!"

JLS08 User ID: 5282006 122233
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2010

"Tastes great and very easy! My two toddlers even ate some and they are the ultimate "picky eaters!" Goes great with homemade buttermilk buscuits."

autumvaught User ID: 2059000 80032
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2010

"My sister-in-law and I requested this for our birthday! It was FABULOUS!!!!!! Paired with fresh steamed green beans and mashed potatoes, everyone siad it was like a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal! I would have to agree with them! We used Stovetop stuffing, pork flavor! This was one of the BEST recipes I have had in a long time! If you are wanting to enjoy your family this Christmas, make this dinner! It goes together so fast, but is not short on yum (and shows fancy too!)! I will make this often!"

millsma User ID: 1315301 88411
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"My two boys love this and request it. Don't be afraid of the apple pie filling, the pork juices mix in so it is savory with the right amount of sweetness. The best way to make pork chops, tender all the time"

thekingsfive User ID: 1766534 87753
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

"These pork chops are one of my dads favorite meals. They are quick and delicious. Perfect for any day."

laurel kreisel User ID: 3540615 30910
Reviewed May. 18, 2010

"This recipe never fails."

donovansquared User ID: 4372541 80029
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"Great recipe! I used chicken stuffing and no sugar added apple pie filling (found it at Walmart) and it was delicious!"

zeppekitty User ID: 4970940 122232
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2010

"This is my family's favorite pork chop recipe. It goes together quick and easy. I use chops with bones and a regular bag of stuffing and it still turns out great. In fact, we're eating it tonight."

JCav User ID: 4833289 88408
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2010

"This is a quick and easy recipe that my whole family eats up."

daisey5 User ID: 146806 87752
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"It was great. The only things I did different was to make it for two and used an 8 x 8 pan and sis not brown the chops first."

jmp0896 User ID: 3034379 89813
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"this recipe is beyond awesome. it is fit for a king! i have served it to company and they have all raved about it thinking that i spent a great deal of time in preparation and it virtually took minutes. definitely a keeper!"

Brendat4 User ID: 3173845 73184
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2009

"This dish goes together in a snap and is super tasty! The type of stuffing I choose depends on my mood when I'm in the store--either for pork or cornbread flavored. We love the combo of sweet and salty flavors."

cleopup User ID: 3753169 30909
Reviewed May. 28, 2009

"This dish is wonderful, but to save a few calories I didn't brown the chops. I just put them on top of the apples, put the stuffing mix on top and they came out great - nice and juicy!"

judy116 User ID: 3309192 87751
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2008

"What type of stuffing mix do you use for this recipe?"

ShellBailey User ID: 2246090 80028
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2008

"My husband and both my kids love this dinner. They can never get enough of it."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer