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Copycat Cracker Barrel™ Fried Apples

Copycat Cracker Barrel™ Fried Apples
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 10
Since it's not socially acceptable to visit Cracker Barrel™ just for their fried apples, we made this copycat version so you can have them whenever you want—like, every day with every meal. No judgments here.
Updated April 18, 2019

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 medium Golden Delicious apples, cored, cut into 3/4-inch wedges (about 2 lb)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add apples, sugars and spices; stir to coat. Cover; cook 11 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Transfer to serving dish; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    In small cup, beat cider and cornstarch with whisk; add to same skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly to blend. Simmer 30 to 60 seconds or until thickened. Pour mixture over apples, and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Unpeeled apples are used in this recipe to help them hold their shape during cooking.
  • Use a paring knife to check for doneness of apples.
  • Apple juice can be substituted for cider in the recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
16g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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