Apple Strudel

By LifeIsGood on May 12, 2010

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Ingredients

    Filling

    1. apple, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
    2. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    3. 3/4 cup sugar
    4. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    5. 1 dash nutmeg
    6. 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

    Dough

    1. 1/2 lb phyllo dough ( you'll need 10 sheets)
    2. 1 cup butter, melted
    3. 1 cup ground walnuts
    4. confectioners' sugar, for dusting

Directions

  1. Sprinkle the apple slices with the lemon juice and toss to coat completely.
  2. Combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and chopped walnuts. Add this mixture to the apples and combine gently. Set aside.
  3. Brush one sheet of phyllo dough with some melted butter; sprinkle with a fine layer of the ground nuts.
  4. Place second sheet directly over the first sheet and brush with butter and sprinkle with another fine layer of ground nuts.
  5. Repeat this procedure until there are 5 sheets.
  6. Then place half of the apple/walnut mixture along the long edge of your prepared phyllo , fold over extended sides of sheets (to cose ends) and roll like a jellyroll.
  7. Repeat that process to make one more strudel.
  8. Place strudels seamside down on a buttered (or sprayed with Pam) cookie sheet and then brush the strudels with a little more of the melted butter.
  9. Score the tops.
  10. Bake 30-40 minutes at 375 degrees F. , or until golden brown.
  11. Dust the strudels with confectioners sugar , slice and serve warm!