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Friday, December 20, 2013

Baked Apple #Mini Apple Pocket

During the Thanksgiving,  we prepared a very simple meal for the four of us. Here are some of the  food that me and my daughter made.  First up is a cheesy scallop potatoes with bacon bits.  I made some lumpia and pancit and we had barbecued pork ribs.

For dessert, I tried one of the recipes I came across one of the blogs  that I have visited.  This is called baked apple and it's delicious!  I put my own spin to the recipe.

You will need:

1 tbsp. Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (granulated) I used NuNaturals)
1 tbsp. granulated sugar
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
3 cups peeled and chopped apples (preferably Fuji)
6 large square egg roll wrappers (found in the refrigerated section of the supermarket with the other Asian items)
18 sprays I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray (in other words, have a bottle handy!)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium unheated pot, combine Splenda/NuNaturals, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and salt with 1/2 cup cold water. Mix until the ingredients dissolve. Add apples and stir. Bring to medium-high heat on the stove and, stirring frequently, cook for 7 - 10 minutes, until apples are softened
3. Remove the pot from heat and very lightly mash the apples in the pot with a potato masher or a spatula (I did not mashed my apples, I left it as is). (You don't want applesauce. It should remain chunky.) Return to low heat on the stove, and cook for 1 - 2 additional minutes, stirring often, until the mixture is thick and gooey. Remove from heat and set aside. This is your pie filling.

4. Prepare a large baking sheet by lining it with foil and/or spraying it with nonstick spray. Set aside.
5. Lay two egg roll wrappers flat on a dry surface. Set out a small dish of water (I used egg whites). Dip your finger into the water/eggwhites, and run it along all of the wrapper edges. (Repeat as needed while preparing your pockets, as it will help seal them.) 

6. Starting 1/2 inch from the bottom, place about 1/3 cup pie filling along the bottom half of each wrapper, leaving a 1/2-inch border on the sides

Repeat this process twice with remaining wrappers and filling, leaving you with 6 pie-lets.
Bake in the oven for 15 - 18 minutes, until edges begin to brown.
As soon as I  took out this baked apple from the oven, my daughter started eating lol.  It was really good and she asks for this  every time e have apples  in the kitchen.  Gladly, I always have  eggroll wrappers in the freezer.

5 sumptuous burps..:

April McGregor said...

That looks really good sis. You can also use the pie crust found in frozen section. they are delicious.

Aisha Kristine Chong said...

Damn. that looks yummy - I could imagine it tastes really sweet too!

jheylo said...

I'm not so much of a fan for an apple pie or pie crust but this one looks really good. Good job to you both ladies for baking together.

April McGregor said...

this just gave me an idea what to make later. good thing i have some frozen pie crusts.

kimmy said...

love it, girl, but.. waaahhh! i'm not sure i could follow the instructions.. not your fault. i'm just too slow when it comes to cooking.

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