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Spiced Apple-Cranberry Crepes

 Spiced Apple-Cranberry Crepes
"I'm a newlywed and I love to make up recipes. I created this one when having friends over for brunch during the winter. It is so creamy and delicious!" Shannon Oetter, Chicago, Illinois
11 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple pie spice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried lavender flowers
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • CREPES:
  • 2 Eggland's Best Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) Mascarpone cheese
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute the apples, cranberries, sugar, pie spice,
  • orange peel and lavender in butter until fruit is tender. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, butter and vanilla. Combine
  • the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder; add to egg mixture and mix

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Spiced Apple-Cranberry Crepes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat a lightly greased 8-in. nonstick skillet; pour 2 tablespoons
  • batter into the center of skillet. Lift and tilt pan to evenly coat
  • bottom. Cook until top appears dry; turn and cook 15-20 seconds
  • longer. Remove to a wire rack. Repeat with remaining batter,
  • greasing skillet as needed. When cool, stack crepes with waxed paper
  • or paper towels in between.
  • Spread each crepe with 2 teaspoons cheese; top with 3 tablespoons
  • apple mixture and roll up. Dust with confectioners' sugar if
  • desired. Yield: 11 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2 filled crepes equals 337 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.