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fried apples

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Skip Davis
Morton, MS

Apple season is upon us. Turn those fresh,juicy gems into the best Fried Apples you have ever tasted. Quick & easy with a short ingredient list. I have been making these since 1948 when my mom taught me to do them.

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For fried apples

  • 8 lg
    tart apples - cored, sliced (granny smith)
  • 1/4 c
    bacon drippings or butter
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/8 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    freshly ground nutmeg

How To Make fried apples

  • 1
    In a large cast iron deep skillet, melt bacon drippings or butter
  • 2
    Layer prepared apples evenly over skillet bottom.
  • 3
    Sprinkle lemon juice over them, add brown sugar and salt.
  • 4
    Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes until apples are tender.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • 6
    Stir in spices and enjoy
  • 7
    Note: Crumble crisp bacon over apples as a garnish when serving.

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