Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is based on Martha Stewart's recipe. I like to make this in my 12" cast iron skillet for an old-fashioned, homey feel.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, core and slice the apples into eights. Aim to keep the slices all about the same size so they cook at the same rate.
  2. In a large bowl, toss all the apple slices with the lemon juice and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in a large skilled over medium-high heat. Sprinkle sugar over melted butter and cook until sugar begins to brown.
  4. Add apples. Cover with lid, if desired, and cook until they turn golden brown and are soft, about 8 minutes. Stir in cinnamon and salt; remove skillet from heat.
  5. Place apple mixture in the bowl of a food processor; process to desired smoothness. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature.