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Category: Desserts

Sauteed Caramel Apples a la Mode

Macaroni and cheese, of course, calls for that familiar pasta shape. But who says you can't get creative? Try farfalle and cheese. And instead of serving a green vegetable as a side dish, fold it into the main course. Start ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 4
Note: Use one green and one red apple for contrast.
  • 2 large tart apples, such as Pippin, Granny Smith or Fuji
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 pint dulce de leche ice cream

Step 1Core and cut the apples in 1/4-inch slices.

Step 2Melt the butter in a skillet over high heat. Add the apples. Toss to coat. Sprinkle with the sugar. Continue to cook the apples over high heat, stirring frequently, until the sauce begins to turn golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the cinnamon and cream and remove from the heat.

Step 3Serve the apples over scoops of dulce de leche ice cream.

Each serving:
283 calories; 102 mg sodium; 66 mg cholesterol; 19 grams fat; 12 grams saturated fat; 27 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 0.81 gram fiber.
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