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soft cooked apples // cait's plate

soft cooked apples

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: side


these soft cooked apples come together in one pan and are perfect for tossing into oatmeal, serving as a side or even topping with some ice cream for a delicious dessert!


  • 4 apples, peeled & sliced
  • 2/3 cup water, divided
  • 23 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 23 tablespoons butter


  1. In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, add butter.  Once melted, add apples and cook 5 minutes or until just softened.
  2. Add 1/3 cup water, brown sugar, apple pie spice and vanilla extract, stirring well to full combine and coat the apples.  Cook another 1-2 minutes.
  3. With the remaining 1/3 cup of water, add the cornstarch, stirring well to make a slurry.  Pour mixture into the pan and stir well to combine.
  4. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil.  Once boiling, cook for another minute or until the mixture has reached your desired consistency.
  5. Remove and serve warm with ice cream, toss into oatmeal or on top of yogurt with some granola.


  • Apples will keep up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

Keywords: apples, side, fall, snack

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