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I grew up eating fried apples and then as an adult I discovered Cracker Barrel and their fried apples. These Copycat Cracker Barrel Fried Apples are as close as I have seen to Cracker Barrel. The recipe says you can freeze the cooked apples. I have never done this as there is never any left.
Copycat Cracker Barrel Fried Apples
These Copycat Cracker Barrel Fried Apples are as close as I have seen to what you can get at Cracker Barrel. Just like what I grew up eating.
Can be frozen for daily snack or add to oatmeal, pancakes or over pork roast.
2 cups apple juice, plus 1/2 cup apple juice
4 large apples, golden delicious with peel,cut 1/2 inch wedges
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon apple pie spice
4 tablespoons sugar
In a medium skillet, combine the 2 cups apple juice and sliced apples.
Simmer gently until apples are fork tender but not mushy, turning apples frequently.
Remove apples from juice using a slotted spoon and place in an oven safe dish.
In a blender, combine the remaining 1/2 cup apple juice, cornstarch, apple pie spice and sugar.
Blend a few seconds until smooth.
Whisk mixture into hot apple juice in skillet and cook, stirring constantly on medium high heat until it bubbles and becomes thickened and smooth.
Pour thickened mixture over apples and serve.