Spiced Apple Rings- Grandma's

Kathie Carr


Grandma's recipes were so good. I still love these and make some every year.


★★★★★ 3 votes

2 cups
20 Min


  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3-4
    drops red food coloring, optional
  • 3 slice
  • 3 large
    red cooking apples

How to Make Spiced Apple Rings- Grandma's


  1. In 12 inch skillet heat all ingredients except apples to boiling. Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors. Red food coloring is optional, but makes these very pretty.
  2. Meanwhile, core apples (but leave peel on) and slice into 1/4 inch thick rings. Cook half of rings at a time in liquid. Simmer until tender but FIRM, about 3-5 minutes. Dip out first half of apples rings and cook second half in same liquid.
  3. Discard lemon slices. Place all apple rings in a serving bowl and pour liquid over all. Cover and refrigerate for up to one week. Serve cold as a side dish or appetizer. Great with poultry or pork. Can also be used as a topping for ice cream.
  4. TO USE AS A GIFT: Arrange apple slices in a half-pint jar. Pour liquid over apples and place a lid on jar. Give with a card indicating that apples must be refrigerated and should be used within one week.

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About Spiced Apple Rings- Grandma's

Course/Dish: Fruit Appetizers

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