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Sauteed Apples Recipe

Cinnamon and sugar coat warm apple slices in this change-of-pace side dish from Shirley Heston of Pickerington, Ohio. It's priced at just 56¢ a serving, so the sweetly seasoned specialty is both fuss-free and frugal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 5 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 1. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add apples; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add water; bring to a boil. Stir in sugar and cinnamon. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 276 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"What a great way to get a husband to eat apples! Mine will not touch raw apples but this recipe takes just a little of the crunch out of the apple, but not all of it. I used Honey Crisp and very little brown sugar and was rewarded with the words I love to hear, "you can make these again"."

Reviewed Jan. 31, 2014

"These are delicious. I use brown sugar instead. I put these on gluten free French toast and pancakes. They are just the right amount of sweetness. I make these all the time."

Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"I thicken my apple pie filling with a little cornstarch and water and continue cooking until thick."

Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"I used brown sugar and these apples turned out delicious -- sweet enough but not too sweet."

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2010

"I wanted the liquid a little thicker so I added 1/3 cut light brown sugar. It turned out perfect. Used this recipe to as a topping for pancakes, and will definitely use it again."

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2010

"Made this in a hurry. Just did one apple. Turned out Great, my entire family loved it and requested it again. It's so easy to make and modify, I'll definitely be making this again. I always have apples in the house. :-)"

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