Southern Fried Apples

Southern Fried Apples

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"I have a very basic recipe to add some sweetness to breakfast or any meal. Serve garnished with additional cinnamon if desired."


20 m servings 369 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 369 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 165 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; stir sugar and cinnamon into the hot butter. Add apples and cook until apples begin to break down, 5 to 8 minutes.
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  1. 63 Ratings


This recipe was super easy and delicious. I used a variety of apples (Red Delicious, Granny Smith and Mackintosh) and left a little skin to identify the apple and this works for any type of app...

This is my mother's recipe as well. I have grown up on these fried apples. As I got older and more health conscious, I began substituting apple juice for the butter. Still delicious!

These apples were delicious. The recipe is easy and the ingredients are usually readily available. Great side dish for any meal.

This was my first attempt at fried apples, and it was horrible. I think the recipe had a typo. Perhaps the two tablespoons of cinnamon should have been two teaspoons. It may be a while, but I...

I've always used a similar recipe to this for my fried apples. Sometimes I use brown sugar in lieu of white, but you can also add bacon drippings (what DOESN'T bacon improve the flavor of?!) in ...

I would highly recommend a particular type of cinnamon. It is called Ground Saigon Cinnamon. It has a strong cinnamon flavor. If this is to strong try Ground Ceylon cinnamon, from Sri Lanka. It ...

I halved the recipe and added 2 dashes of salt. The apples were perfect! My Son thought I had spent a lot of time! He pronounced the dish as addictive. Great recipe!

Everyone enjoyed this in an old fashioned cast iron skillet just like my grandmother used to make!! Very good and it brings back a lot of warm memories....

I just tried this tonight and it was fabulous. So easy. So few ingredients. So delicious! I followed the recipe pretty much to the letter but used a bit less butter and also a little less su...