Caramelized Cinnamon Sugar Apples

Caramelized Cinnamon Sugar Apples over Ice Cream

Happy fall, everyone!

This is my favorite time of the year, and some of my favorite things to eat are during this season. Pies, apples, squash, soups…I am so ready! I love all the warm spices used and the way your entire home smells after cooking or baking with them.

This is a simple dessert recipe that I like to use. It takes a total of 10 minutes (maybe even less if you prep fast!) and has 5 ingredients. I’m telling ya, super easy!

What You’ll Need

  • granny smith apple
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • cinnamon
  • sugar
  • French vanilla ice cream

How To

  • Start by rinsing the apple, and then use an apple slicer to remove the core and have even slices. If some slices are bigger than you’d like, feel free to cut them in half.
  • In a pan on medium-high heat, add the apples, butter, and sprinkle liberally with cinnamon and sugar.
All Ingredients in the Pan
  • Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring every so often. They are ready to serve when they are golden and there is some syrup formed in the pan.
  • Place the apples over your favorite brand of French vanilla ice cream, drizzle some syrup over the top, and enjoy!
Caramelized Cinnamon Sugar Apples over Ice Cream

There you have it! Another easy recipe for you to try.

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Candied Nuts

Candied pecans, actually, any candied nuts, are a great addition to salads. They give a great crunch and a little sweetness to it. You can use candied nuts for a variety of things other than salads. They can be added to granola, cookies, they’re even good to just snack on.

Another perk? Candied nuts are pretty easy to make! Are you ready for this? Three ingredients. That’s all.

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 – 1 cup of nuts (depending on desired amount)

Now here’s how it’s done:

  1. Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan, and bring to a boil on high heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. When boiling, add the nuts, stir lightly, and turn heat to medium.
  3. Let nuts soak in the sugar water for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and place nuts on a paper towel to cool.

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