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Apple Topping Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sylvia Edmundson
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Fresh apples (preferably North Carolina apples)
Brown sugar
Cinnamon sugar
Apple pie spice
other similar spices (optional)
butter
lemon juice (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
*Peel and slice apples (as many as desired)stir in
the juice of 1/2 lemon which adds a little tartness
and keeps apples from turning dark
*Melt a thick pat of butter in skillet and pour in
apples
*Cover with a thin layer of brown sugar (more or
less depending on how sweet you want your
apples)
*Sprinkle with cinnamon and other spices.
*Cook slowly on low to medium heat stirring as
sugar melts
*Test with fork when you think apples are tender.
They will become slightly translucent. Avoid
overcooking.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes peel time plus cook time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve atop pancakes with whipped cream or as a side dish. These are especially good for breakfast or with ham. Pop some canned biscuits (Grands) in the oven and serve apples on the open biscuits.
You can store apples in jars in the refrigerator for a few weeks. Warm them up in the microwave and serve atop vanilla or butter pecan ice cream. Yum!

 

 

 

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