Warm Cinnamon Apples

<p>Warm Cinnamon Apples</p>
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Martin

This simple spiced apples recipe is perfect for so many applications. The tender, brown sugar-sweetened fruit slices are great served at breakfast, make for a warm and tasty side dish (especially for kiddos), are the ideal flavor complement spooned over pork chops or a pork loin, and are an amazing seasonal addition to a bowl of vanilla ice cream. If you can't find McIntosh apples, substitute another baking apple such as Rome or Gala; or to change things up, try a crisp, tart green apple such as Granny Smith.


Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 128
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 29.2 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 21 mg
Calcium 25 mg


4 McIntosh apples, peeled and sliced (about 2 lb.)
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon butter


1. Toss together first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag, tossing to coat apples.

2. Cook apple mixture, 2 Tbsp. water, and 1 Tbsp. butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until apples are tender.