Delicious Vegan Skillet Apples Recipe

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Delicious Vegan Skillet Apples Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 07, 2023

This vegan skillet apples recipe is a delightful and effortless way to enjoy a sweet and flavorful dessert. Made with simple ingredients, this dish delivers soft and caramelized apples with a warm hint of cinnamon. Perfectly paired with vegan ice cream or served on its own, these skillet apples are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.


  • 4 large apples (any sweet variety)
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Peel, core, and slice the apples into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the vegan butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the sliced apples to the skillet and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Drizzle the maple syrup over the apples and sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  5. Stir well to evenly coat the apples with the syrup and spices.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and cover the skillet. Allow the apples to simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until they are tender, stirring occasionally.
  7. If desired, sprinkle chopped walnuts over the apples during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  8. Once the apples are soft and caramelized, remove the skillet from heat.
  9. Serve the skillet apples warm as they are or with a scoop of vegan ice cream for a delightful dessert.

Interesting Facts

  • Apples are a rich source of dietary fiber and antioxidants.
  • Skillet apples can be a versatile recipe and can be easily customized with additional spices or sweeteners.
  • This vegan dessert is a healthier alternative to traditional apple pies or crisps, as it uses minimal added sugar and vegan ingredients.