Stovetop Apples

Stovetop Apples

Apples, cinnamon, brown sugar…yum!

Cooking apple slices on the stovetop is quite simple, and it’s a great way to add a little variety to your fruit options. Give this delicious side a try, tweak it to suit your taste, and see if it fits on your Christmas menu.


  • 1 pound (2 large or 3 small) apples
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1 tablespoon unbleached white flour


  1. Peel, core, quarter, and slice the apples.
  2. Combine in a saucepan with the brown sugar, cinnamon, and flour.
  3. Cook on medium-low heat until apples are tender and sauce is thick.
  4. Reduce heat to low until you are ready to serve.

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.