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Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins
This is amazingly good...and can become quite a topic of conversation at the end of a meal! I dare you to try it!
- 9 oven-ready lasagna noodles
- 1⁄3 cup butter
- 6 granny smith apples, peeled,cored and sliced
- 1⁄3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup toasted chopped pecans
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese, softened
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup whipping cream, whipped
- 1⁄2 cup fresh breadcrumb
- 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- Place lasagna noodles in a 11 by 7 inch baking dish.
- Cover with warm water and soak for 20 minutes.
- Drain and set aside.
- Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat.
- Add apples, cover and cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from heat and stir in 3 tbsp brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon.
- Set aside.
- Place cream cheese and remaining brown sugar in a large bowl.
- Beat 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.
- Beat in egg and vanilla.
- Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
- Set aside.
- Melt remaining butter in small saucepan.
- Add breadcrumbs, sugar and melted butter.
- Spread half of the apple mixture in bottom of the 11 by 7 baking dish.
- Layer with 3 noodles.
- Spread with half of the cream mixture, and layer with 3 more noodles.
- Spread with remaining apple mixture and layer with last 3 noodles.
- Top with remaining cream mixture and sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture.
- Bake in preheated 350F (180C) degree oven for 30 minutes.
- Let stand 20 minutes before serving.
This had a wonderful flavor, but my family and I just couldn't get over the texture of the lasagna noodles. I'd use parts of this recipe again.
This is a very delightful recipe. I did not have an 11 X 7 baking dish in the house. I used my deep dish 9 1/2 X 5 and it worked fine. I just had to bake it a little longer. Soaking the pasta sheets came out fine, they felt just like fresh pasta when I removed them from the water and held up beautifully. I didn't use the pecans and I used walnuts in place of the bread crumbs. I didn't realize that the 1/3 cup of butter had to be divided until after I read it again, in my haste, I had already melted the whole 1/3 cup. But managed to just remove 2 Tablespoons of the melted butter and combine it my topping mixture. I know better and I should have read the entire directions carefully and I would have caught it. Thank you for sharing this recipe, it was a big hit during coffee break, not a nibble left!