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Cinnamon Apples

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 16 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings
Nice and versatile, these sweet apples are delicious served over ice cream or pound cake but also taste great alone.


  • 6 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries (we tested with Craisins)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

How to Make It

  1. Combine apples and lemon juice in a 4-quart slow cooker; toss well to coat. Add brown sugar and next 5 ingredients, combining well.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW 3 hours.

  3. Stir together water and cornstarch in a small bowl; stir into apples.

  4. Cover and cook on LOW 3 more hours or until apples are tender.

  5. Prep: 16 minutes, Cook: 6 hours

  6. Slow-Cooker Size: 4-quart

Southern Living Slow-Cooker Cookbook