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Baked Shortbread Apple Dessert

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“Just a lovely comforting dessert that I've enjoyed making over the years and a nice change from the standard baked apple pie. It is great using the Girl Scout Shortbread cookies too. You can also substitute the shortbread cookies with oatmeal cookies.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt 6 tablesppons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add cookie crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Stir over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Transfer crumbs to a bowl and set aside.
  5. Add remaining 2 tbls. butter, the sliced apples, 1 tbls. sugar and lemon juice to skillet.
  6. Cover and cook over medium heat until apples are tender, about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  7. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. In a 2 quart casserole dish, layer half of the apples and half of the crumbs.
  9. Top with remaining apples, crumbs and then the almonds.
  10. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown.
  11. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

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