Fresh Spiced Apples
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
 
Weight Watchers Info: 3 PointsPlus per serving
Ingredients
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, cored, sliced, and peeled
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Whole sprigs of thyme
  • ½ Cup dried cranberries (or raisins, if you prefer)
  • ¾ Cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ Tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ Tsp ground cloves
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add apples and thyme, stirring and coating in butter until color changes (6-10 minutes).
  3. Add cranberries (or raisins), apple juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and lemon juice.
  4. Simmer about 10 minutes, until apples are tender but still hold shape.
  5. Serve!
Notes
For camping, I pre-mixed the brown sugar, cinnamon, and ground cloves in a ziplock, and put the proper amount of apple juice concentrate in a tupperware ahead of time for easy packing and camp prep. I also tripled the recipe, which is what is pictured in most photos.
Recipe by The Taste Place at http://www.thetasteplace.com/2012/05/25/fresh-spiced-apples-great-as-a-side-or-as-dessert/