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Friday, January 7, 2011

Very Quick Apple Strudel

The other night I made a crock pot chicken recipe I found at Coleen's site.  Crock pot cooking is new for me.  Don't think I've ever owned one and just before Christmas I was in Walmart and they were one sale so I thought what the hey! The recipe was good and really no fuss.  I seem to be rambling so back to the apple strudel.  I wanted to have a dessert with this meal that was just as easy, and this was it.

5 Jonathan apples cored and sliced
2 Tbl butter
1/2 tsp salt
juice from 1/2 small lemon
1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
2 TBL cinnamon
1/4 cup fine chopped pecans
1/3 white wine
I sheet puff pastry defrosted
Melt butter in a skillet and add apples, sprinkle brown sugar, cinnamon and salt over apples, stir so apples are coated, cook for about 4-5 minutes.  Add wine and reduce and cook until apples are tender.  *my apples were tart so I added a bit more sugar to my liking.
Roll out the dough to a good size rectangle put filling on dough and spread to about 1 inch from all sides, top with nuts.   From short side start rolling dough like a jelly roll.  Seal ends and cut slits in top for steam to escape.  Bake at 400 for about 20-25 minutes until crust is golden brown.  Sprinkle powdered sugar on top and serve.
*I think this would be good with some raisins added too.
 I think you could put any type of filling you wanted in this and it would be just yummy.
Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful day and Remember to Find the Time to do ALL the thing YOU love.

1 comment:

Crazy For Scrapping said...

Girl I am so glad I don't live closer, I want to be your taste tester and that would make me even bigger then I am. Everything looks sooooooo good.

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