Apple Pecan Crepes

Apple Pecan Crepes

Apple Pecan Crepes

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This is a very easy, quick and delicious brunch item.  When they taste the nutty apple pie filling tucked inside the creamy vanilla sauce draped over the tender crepes, everyone “oohs” and “aahs” between bites.  Prepare a big batch-people tends to go back for seconds and even thirds!


Apple Pecan Crepes Recipe

Apple Pecan Crepes

1 can (21 oz.) apple pie filling

½ cup coarsely chopped pecans

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

12 prepared crepes (7 inches each)

1 egg, lightly beaten

¾ cup half-and-half

2 Tbsp. sugar

½ tsp. vanilla extract

¼ tsp. almond extract

In a small bowl, combine the pie filling, pecans and cinnamon.  Spread 2 rounded tablespoonfuls down the center of each crepe; roll up tightly.

Place in a greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish.  Bake, uncovered, at 375 F. for 10-14 minutes or until heated through.

Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combined the egg, cream, sugar and extracts.  Cover and microwave at 50% power for 3 ½ to 4 ½ minutes or until thickened, stirring after each minute.  Cool.  Serve with crepes.       6 servings


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Apples ‘N Cream Dessert Squares Recipe

Apples ‘N Cream Dessert Squares

This cake was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbook Bake-Off Pies & Desserts, the only thing I had to buy was the apple filling and sour cream.  The Apple ‘N Cream Dessert Squares was quick, easy and good.  It’s something to make in a hurry, if need be.

Apples ‘N Cream Dessert Squares Recipe

Apples ‘N Cream Dessert Squares

1 package Pillsbury Plus Yellow Cake Mix

½ cup coconut

½ cup margarine, softened

1 (21 oz.) can apple fruit pie filling

½ cup sugar

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 cup dairy sour cream

1 egg

Preheat oven to 350 F.  In large bowl, combine cake mix, coconut and margarine; blend at low speed until crumbly.  Press mixture evenly in bottom and ½ inch up sides of ungreased 13×9 inch pan.  Spread pie filling over base.  In small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over filling.  In same small bowl, blend sour cream and egg; spoon evenly over filling.

Bake at 350 F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.  Serve warm or cold.  Store in refrigerator.       12 to 15 servings


(Recipe for the Apples ‘N Cream Dessert Squares recipe was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbooks, Bake-Off, Pies & Desserts, April 1993)

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