Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper.
Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat until pan is hot and oil is shimmering.
Add pork chops to pan and sear for about 3 minutes on each side or until browned (they don’t have be cooked through since they will simmer longer).
Remove chops from the skillet.
Add onions, apples and garlic to pan and saute until softened and translucent.
Add flour to skillet and stir for 1 minute.
Stir in Angry Orchard Hard Cider, brown sugar, thyme and bay leaf.
Add pork chops back into the skillet; simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or until pork chops are fully cooked, flipping once.
Sauce will thicken as the chops simmer.