Caramel Apple Pork Chops

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  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings4
  • Calories262
Warm, spicy, and sweet, this wonderful Fall recipe is a guaranteed favorite for kids, and is great with smashed potatoes and buttered green beans.

Caramel Apple Pork Chops Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Caramel Apple Pork Chops for 4 servings:

  • 4 (3/4 inch) thick pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tart apples - peeled, cored and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons pecans (optional)

Caramel Apple Pork Chops Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Caramel Apple Pork Chops, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Caramel Apple Pork Chops is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Caramel Apple Pork Chops within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Caramel Apple Pork Chops easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 175 degrees F (80 degrees C). Place a medium dish in the oven to warm.
  2. 2 Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brush chops lightly with oil and place in hot pan. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, or until done. Transfer to the warm dish, and keep warm in the preheated oven.
  3. 3 In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, salt and pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add butter to skillet, and stir in brown sugar mixture and apples. Cover and cook until apples are just tender. Remove apples with a slotted spoon and arrange on top of chops. Keep warm in the preheated oven.
  4. 4 Continue cooking sauce uncovered in skillet, until thickened slightly. Spoon sauce over apples and chops. Sprinkle with pecans.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 262 calories; 16 grams of fat; 17.1 grams of carbohydrates; 13.8 grams of protein; 48 milligrams of cholesterol; 27 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 3rd 2010

    Just okay. Not crazy about apples and pork but definitely had to try it as it looked interesting.

  2. Jan 29th 2009

    My husband said “This is worth 10 stars and how many times have you heard me say that?” The answer is Never. My picky 16 y.o. took one bite and said “This is the best thing I have ev ...

  3. Oct 4th 2006

    These were fabulous. My husband said they have usurped his old favorite for the best pork chops dish EVER! I made 6 chops but made enough sauce for 20. I sprinkled the chops w/ Paula Deen's ...

  4. Nov 29th 2002

    This was the tastiest and an easy way to make pork chops! I made some changes after reading some of the reviews. I sauteed a sliced onion in the butter, then added the sauce ingredients (do ...

  5. Nov 12th 2002

    FABULOUS! Of course with the alterations I made I might as well submit a new recipe, but here is what I did. Forget the whole "oven thing" and use 2 skillets, one for the chops and one for t ...

  6. Aug 27th 2002

    This is one of my husband's & kids' favourites. I broil the chops in the oven instead (usually 5-6 minutes per side) and cook up the apples on the stovetop so that everything is ready a ...

  7. Oct 20th 2001

    I was nervous after reading some of the reviews, whether or not to bake the chops in the oven or cook them in a pan as the recipe states. After talking to my butcher, I decided to bake them. ...

  8. Oct 16th 2001

    Per previous reviews, I doubled the sauce but not the apples. I also followed another recommendation and put the cooked pork chops in a 13x9 pan and then poured the sauce and apples over to ...

  9. Oct 14th 2001

    I first grabbed this recipe in 2003 and have been making it ever since. I have made a few alterations/shortcuts I thought others might like to know. 1) I throw the chops in a marinade overni ...