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Bourbon Buttered Apple Slices

Bourbon Buttered Apple Slices


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, divided
  • 3 tablespoons shallots, chopped
  • 4 large golden delicious apples, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon or apple cider
  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves


  1. Heat 1/4 cup butter in large skillet; add shallots, cook uncovered over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add apples, maple syrup and bourbon, simmer uncovered 3 minutes.
  3. Add cider and boil over medium-high heat until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Reduce heat and stir in remaining butter one tablespoon at a time.
  5. Stir in sage, nutmeg and cloves.
  6. Serve warm.

Servings: 6

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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