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Fried Apples. Sliced apples cooked in butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. Serve for breakfast or along side a pork dish for supper.
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Southern Fried Apples

Southern Fried Apples is down home cooking at its finest. Sliced apples are cooked in a cast iron skillet in a brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon syrup.


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon heaping
  • 5 to 6 cooking apples peeled, cored and sliced in eights


  • Add butter, brown sugar and cinnamon to a large cast iron skillet on medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until butter and sugar have melted. Add apple cider vinegar and stir.
  • Add apples to skillet and gently fold to coat with sugar mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender. Take care when stirring that you don't break the apples. Use a gently folding action.
  • Serve warm.
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