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Caramel Apple Napoleons

No recipe image available.Apple lovers everywhere will want to try this delectable dessert.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 (17.25-ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
2 (12-ounce) packages frozen escalloped apples
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
Vanilla ice cream for accompaniment (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Unfold pastry sheet; cut into 9 (3 1/2-inch) squares. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 10 to 13 minutes.
  3. Thaw escalloped apples in microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) 6 to 7 minutes; let stand 2 minutes.
  4. Heat whipping cream in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  5. Cook sugar, 1/4 cup water, and lemon juice over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until mixture turns an amber color. Gradually pour sugar mixture into whipping cream, stirring constantly.
  6. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Split pastry squares horizontally in half. Layer bottom halves with half of apples, half of caramel sauce, and half of pecans. Repeat procedure, stacking remaining pastry, apples, sauce, and pecans.
  8. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.

Makes 9 servings.

Recipe is the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.