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Spiced Apple Filled Crepes with Crisp Pecan Topping

PREP TIME:

30 min

COOK TIME:

20 min

YIELD:

4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

CREPES 2 cups peeled and chopped Granny Smith apples (about 2 medium)
3/4 cup milk 2 tbsps. orange juice
1 large egg 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tbsp. sugar 1/4 cup White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour
1 1/2 tsps. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 cup White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
Dash salt Dash salt
Crisco® Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray 1/4 cup chopped pecans
SPICED APPLE FILLING Smucker's® Sundae Syrup™ Caramel Flavored Syrup
4 tbsps. butter divided Vanilla ice cream or frozen, thawed whipped topping

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    WHISK together milk, egg, sugar and oil. Gradually whisk in 1/2 cup flour and salt.

  2. 2.
    HEAT a 6-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Coat with no-stick cooking spray. Add about 1/4 cup batter. Tilt skillet to spread batter to edges of pan. Return to heat. Cook until crepe is browned on one side, about 45 seconds. Slide crepe onto a plate, using a spatula to loosen edges. Repeat until all batter is used to make 8 crepes.

  3. 3.
    HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.

  4. 4.
    MELT 1 tablespoon butter in small skillet. Add apples and orange juice. Cook over medium heat about 3 minutes.

  5. 5.
    COMBINE brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in small bowl. Cut in remaining 3 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir half the crumb mixture into apples. Remove from heat. Reserve remaining crumbs for topping.

  6. 6.
    SPOON one rounded tablespoon apple filling in center of unbrowned side of crepe. Fold two opposite sides of crepe over filling, leaving ends open. Place seam side down in baking dish. Combine reserved crumbs with pecans. Sprinkle over crepes.

  7. 7.
    BAKE 20 minutes or until hot. Serve with caramel topping, ice cream or whipped topping, if desired.

  8. TIP
    Crepes can be made ahead and frozen. Layer between parchment paper; place in large freezer bag. The filling can also be made ahead. Fill crepes and bake just before serving.