Apple Pie Sandwiches Recipe

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Apple Pie Sandwiches Recipe
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Apple Pie Sandwiches Recipe

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I created this recipe one autumn when we had an abundant apple crop. We enjoy these sandwiches for breakfast and dessert all year long. —Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
Featured In: New Year's Day Brunch
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 12 slices day-old bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

In a saucepan, cook apples and water over medium heat for 10 minutes or until apples are tender. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into apple mixture. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Spread six slices of bread with 1/3 cup filling each; top with remaining bread.
In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining sugar. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture. cook on a lightly greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Apple Pie Sandwiches in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p158

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  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 12 slices day-old bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional
  1. In a saucepan, cook apples and water over medium heat for 10 minutes or until apples are tender. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into apple mixture. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Spread six slices of bread with 1/3 cup filling each; top with remaining bread.
  2. In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining sugar. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture. cook on a lightly greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Apple Pie Sandwiches in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p158

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Kyle User ID: 8962114 256250
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2016

"Love this recipe! We decided to add it to our list of the best vegetarian recipes http://www.listsforall.com/best-vegetarian-recipes/ Keep up the good work!"

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himaintenance47 User ID: 8008647 34092
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2014

"Sounds Great!! I will be making this real soon. I might try with peaches and bananas too. Good Idea!"

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Kaffaroni User ID: 5915192 34091
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"I haven't tried this recipe but it sounds delicious. I just wanted to say that we used to make something similar in our local Brownie & Girl Guide campouts. Instead of the filling here, we'd spread the bread thickly with applesauce. Can also make like grilled cheese instead of French toast. Butter outside of bread, spread apple sauce between the slices and fry until golden."

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VictoriaElaine User ID: 3422096 95315
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012 Edited Oct. 29, 2013

"Oh, so yummy & very filling! Next time, I might add a little cinnamon to the egg mixture to make it a little more like French toast. I've also made these using the apple pie filling that I canned. Just as good!"

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Brenda D User ID: 1438504 82739
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

"Yum! I will admit that I was a little skeptical when I saw this on the web and my little one wanted to try it. We did try it and loved it. I made it again over the weekend and added a very thin slice of cheddar cheese in the sandwich and oh my it was good. Thank you for submitting this recipe!"

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cross-stitchgirl User ID: 5913481 90198
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"This was so yummy! ALL my picky eaters that hate french toast gobbles these delicious sandwiches. I will definately be making this again and again!"

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chukka1 User ID: 2973687 75236
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2011

"This is a great recipe! I also have made it with 1/2 tsp.-1 tsp. of maple flav. OR blk. walnut flav. added to the dipping mix for the sandwich. My granddaughters love it!"

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needsomezzzs User ID: 4392298 34089
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2010

"good alternative to syrup with french toast. As a desert I would prefer puff pastery. The filling is really good."

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