Applejack Apples


  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 large Macintosh or Cortland apples, peeled and quartered
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


Place lemon juice in a bowl. Cut apple quarters lengthwise into ¼ inch thick slices; toss in the lemon juice to coat. In a heavy skillet, melt the butter; add the apples and cook stirring for about 7 minutes until tender. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon, and then pour the apple cider on top. Warm the apples thoroughly and serve with a scoop of fresh ice cream or enjoy alone. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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