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Stovetop Cinnamon Apples

Enjoy these stovetop cinnamon apples as a delicious snack in the colder months of the year, or as breakfast! Teach your kids to make it and enjoy it with them, maybe even as a dessert topped with some almond milk ice cream!

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword apples, cinnamon and sugar chips, cooked apples, oats, stovetop apples
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Author Shawna Clapper


  • 3 apples
  • water enough to cover the bottom of the pot
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 tbsp oats old fashioned


  1. Peel and slice apples

  2. Place in pot on stove with just enough water to cover the bottom and peek through the apple slices

  3. Add half the cinnamon, cover, and cook til tender

  4. Drain any excess water and add in the maple syrup, oats, and rest of the cinnamon

  5. Stir and cook on low heat until everything is warm and mixed well and oats have softened

Recipe Notes

*This is enough for 3 small servings for a snack, or one serving as a breakfast. Adjust ingredients accordingly for larger batches.

*If you don't have maple syrup, this also works with the same amount of brown sugar.