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Cran-Apple Wontons a la Mode Recipe

These delightful wontons are a delicious array of flavors and textures. There's crisp, flaky wontons, sweet, tender apples and creamy ice cream. What a heavenly way to end a holiday meal.—Jamie Jones, Madison, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • Finely chopped toasted walnuts and additional honey

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Cook over medium heat until berries pop, about 15 minutes.
  • 2. Place 2 teaspoons of cranberry mixture in the center of a wonton wrapper. Moisten edges with water; fold one corner diagonally over filling and press to seal. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.)
  • 3. Place wontons on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Divide warm wontons among 12 serving plates. Top each with a scoop of ice cream. Sprinkle with walnuts and drizzle with additional honey. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 wontons with 1/3 cup ice cream (calculated without walnuts and additional honey) equals 195 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.