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Apple Desserts

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Apple pie stands on top, of course. But don't overlook other outstanding desserts: try apple dumplings, crisps, and strudel.


Apple Pie

Whether double-crusted or streusel-topped, deep dish or custard-style, apple pie is America's dessert.


Apple Dumplings and Turnovers

Apple dumplings are whole apples, peeled and cored, stuffed with a sweet mix of spices, raisins and nuts, folded into pastry, and baked until the apples are soft and the pastry is golden.


Apple Crisps, Crumbles, Cobblers, and Brown Betties

Homier than pies, crisps and crumbles are easy to make, perfect when you're in a hurry. The crunchy topping is simply a mixture of oats, flour, butter, and sugar.

Serve these warm, comforting desserts with vanilla ice cream. To dress up your crisps, assemble them in individual ramekins or custard cups instead of in one big pan.


Apple Strudel and Other Pastries

This classic Austrian dessert consists of spiced apples and nuts rolled into a log of crisp, fine pastry.


Cakes and Cookies

And when you're done with the pies and pastries, there are still cakes and cookies to consider!

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What kind of Apples are Spies Apples?? I live in Australia and have never heard of them. Maybe we call them by a different name. We have Granny Smiths (of course)and Galas but have never heard of Spies here in OZ any help would be appreciated
 
 
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