Can be prepared 3 hours ahead
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
1/3 cup sugar
2 pounds Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2/3 cup whipping cream
Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat; sprinkle sugar over.
Stir until sugar begins to melt, about 1 minute.
Add apples. Sauté until apples are brown and tender and juices form, about 10 minutes.
Add cream and simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.
Serve immediately or let stand at room temperature. Will keep for 3 hours. Rewarm apples over medium heat.