Buttery Cinnamon Skillet Apples

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

This is a simple delicious apple dessert that may easily be doubled if desired --- I like to also add in about 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, core and cut apples in half.
  2. In a skillet melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Stir in the sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon; mix well then add in water.
  4. Add in the apples to the sauce; cover and cook over medium heat, occasionally spooning the sauce over the apples as they cook.
  5. Cook for 12-15 minutes until the apples are fork-tender and the sauce is thick.
  6. To serve; place two apple halves in a dish, and ladle approximately 1/2 cup butter/cinnamon sauce over each serving.


Most Helpful

We loved this! It was very simple to make. I didn't measure the cinnamon when I added it, but I'll add more next time. The sauce really is delicious and I was surprised to find it was almost the consistency of corn syrup!

Scarlett516 February 06, 2008

This is an easy and fast recipe to do. It's perfect when we're in need for a dessert not too complicated. I used 5 apples. Maybe used McIntosh cause some of them turned into a compote. Be sure to use firm apple if you want them to keep in shape. I used 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Thanks Kittencal :) Made for 123 hit wonders.

Boomette September 24, 2007

We liked them warm with ice cream. They are a good emergency quick dessert, very easy to make. I have 6 apple trees, but I used the jonathan and red delicious in this recipe.

SLS December 04, 2004

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