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Cinnamon-Apple Puff Pastry Shells Recipe

For a deliciously simple brunch dish, try this recipe. It has such a wonderful apple flavor which will remind you of fall.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen puff pastry shells
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon apple juice, divided
  • 3/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. Bake pastry shells according to package directions.
  • 2. In a saucepan, combine the apples, 2/3 cup apple juice and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until apples are tender. Stir in brown sugar. Combine cornstarch and remaining juice until smooth. Stir into apples. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in walnuts. Split pastry shell; spoon apple mixture into pastry shells. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 416 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 4 g protein.