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Apple Pie Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

I created this apple sandwich one autumn when we had an abundant apple crop. We enjoy these sandwiches for breakfast and dessert all year long. —Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
Apple Pie Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  1. In a large 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.
  2. Spread six slices of bread with 1/3 cup filling; top with remaining bread. In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining sugar.
  3. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture. Cook on a lightly greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 311 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 332mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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