Fresh Spiced Apples
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
Weight Watchers Info: 3 PointsPlus per serving
  • 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
  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!
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