Apple Pie Sandwiches

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Apple Pie Sandwiches


Ingredients:
  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 12 slices day-old bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Instructions:

In a large saucepan, cook apples and water over medium heat for 10 minutes or until apples are tender. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice.

Spread six slices of bread with 1/3 cup filling; top with remaining bread. In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining sugar.

Dip sandwiches in egg mixture. Cook on a lightly greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Source: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Apple-Pie-Sandwiches