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Recipe of the Day: Walnut Apple Dessert

Walnut Apple Dessert
Walnut Apple Dessert


8 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 6 medium)

2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar, divided

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 cup butter, softened

2 eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided

Vanilla ice cream, optional

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place apples in a greased 13-by-9-inch baking dish.

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup brown sugar and cinnamon.

In a bowl, cream butter and remaining brown sugar. Beat in eggs. Stir in flour and 1/2 cup walnuts. Spread over apples. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts.

Bake 45-55 minutes, or until the apples are tender. Serve warm with ice cream if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Taste of Home August/September 2002