Southern Fried Apples


These fried apples are a delicious way to sweeten breakfast — or any meal. Serve garnished with additional cinnamon, if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

  • 4 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored, and sliced


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sugar and cinnamon; stir until sugar dissolves.

  2. Add apples and cook until softened, 5 to 8 minutes.

    Southern Fried Apples in a white dish
    Melissa Goff

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

369 Calories
23g Fat
45g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 369
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 174mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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