Sunday, October 16, 2011

Apple Strudel

This delicious recipe comes from Pepperidge Farms.  It makes such a beautiful presentation that actually looks like it was bought it from a bakery!!  It is so easy, too, which makes it even better.  I am one that loves apple desserts, but I must confess, I truly don't like peeling apples.  I even have an apple-peeler-corer-slicer, but hate to drag it out.  This dessert only calls for 2 apples... even I can handle that!!  I hope you give it a try!

1 egg                                                                     
1 tablespoon water
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons raisins
1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed
Confectioners' sugar (optional)

Heat the oven to 375°F. Beat the egg and water in a small bowl with a fork. Stir the granulated sugar, flour and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Add the apples and raisins and toss to coat.

Sprinkle additional flour on the work surface. Unfold the pastry sheet on the work surface. Roll the pastry sheet into a 16 x 12-inch rectangle. With the short side facing you, spoon the apple mixture onto the bottom half of the pastry sheet to within 1 inch of the edge. Roll up like a jelly roll. Place seam-side down onto a baking sheet. Tuck the ends under to seal. Brush the pastry with the egg mixture. Cut several slits in the top of the pastry.

Bake for 35 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown. Let the pastry cool on the baking sheet on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar, if desired.

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  1. This is a keeper recipe, Kitty! Sounds delicious!

  2. This looks easy to make and I love strudel. Our meatloaf recipes are very similar too. I'll have to look around for more yummies.

  3. O.K. This looks so amazing and so simple! Love apple desserts!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. I love apple strudel. I am going to make this one for the weekend.

  5. Yes it did come from the BEST BAKERY I know in blog internet land...Kitty's Kozy Kitchen! My family will thank you this weekend when I plop this in front of their drooling faces thx to you!

  6. I love apple strudel. I love to watch when they foll the phyllo so thin you can read through it.
    I haven't made it in years. It looks delicious.
    I am into apple recipes these days. We picked a lot of them and I don't want them to go to waste , but they are going to waist! :)

  7. I will leave the making to you, but certaintly will enjoy eating one.

  8. Hi Kitty,
    What a great Apple Strudel and so perfect for this time of the year. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  9. Oh Kitty...I can't wait to try this! I have a big bowl of apples on the counter, just waiting for me to find the energy to peel & bake something with them. This will be EASY~Peasy!


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