How to Fry Apples and Make Apple Cucumber Slaw

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Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and self-proclaimed “food fan” Eric Stafford for this 20 minute video on cooking with apples.

Fried Apples


  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 6 medium apples
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Wash, peel, and thinly slice apples.
  2. Melt butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Place apples in skillet and stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Turn heat to low and stir continuously until apples are tender.

Apple Cucumber Slaw


  • 2 apples, cut into matchsticks (use a sweet apple such as Red Delicious, or a tart apple such as Granny Smith)
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • ½ sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped fine
  • ½ cup white wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Serve immediately, or chill in refrigerator until serving.

Serves 4

Written By

Margie Mansure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargie MansureExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences - Nutrition and Foods Call Margie E-mail Margie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Watauga County Center
Updated on Nov 13, 2020
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