Praying Mantis + Apple Dessert

We saw this little guy the other day outside of our Airstream. Completely unrelated: Last night we were talking about going out for ice cream or frozen yogurt, but the parking is so tight here that moving the truck didn't sound appealing. So I racked my brain...what sweetness could we have for dessert? Then I remembered that I had apples. Back when we lived on Lummi Island, our old neighbor Allison used to laugh at us whenever she over-heard me telling Brian that we had apples in the house for dessert (which actually occurred more than once). I guess apples don't really count as dessert for everyone, but there are ways to make them more dessert-like. I may have picked this up from a recipe somewhere, but I don't remember.

Naughty Apple Dessert

INGREDIENTS: - 1 apple - 1/2 pat of butter cut into tiny bits - 1-2 t brown sugar - 1 t cinnamon - 1/4 C walnuts Pre-heat oven to 375. Peal your apple and cut into cubes. Toss in pie pan with remaining ingredients. Bake for about 15-20 minutes. I didn't time it so I'm guessing. Serves 2.
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  • Reply robin December 13, 2012 at 9:35 am

    top with vanilla haagen daz

    • Reply Leigh December 13, 2012 at 9:51 am

      That would make it officially naughty. xo

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