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It's apple season, and Chef Stefanie Paganini has a great, easy recipe for you!

Quick Apple Strudel

(Serves 8 per strudel)


5 sheets of Phyllo per strudel

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

1 recipe apple filling, cooled

1 cup corn flakes

3 Tablespoons granulated sugar

2 teaspoons cinnamon



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Prepare "Mise en place" melt butter, crumble corn flakes, towels
  3. Spread one sheet of phyllo dough on top of a towel, brush with butter and sprinkle corn flakes and sugar on top, top with a second sheet of phyllo and repeat so you will have four complete layers.
  4. Place one fifth of the pie filling on top of the prepared phyllo and top with cinnamon.
  5. Roll up jelly roll style, place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  6. With a serrated knife cut into slices, brush with butter.
  7. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.


*The box of phyllo will have more sheets so you can prepare three more strudels by quadrupling the recipe. Bake or wrap and place in the freezer.

Apple Filling:  

2 Tablespoons apple brandy

1 Tbsp. granulated sugar

2 apples, peeled and diced

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. salt

In a medium-sized saucepan, combine all ingredients and cook until apples are semi-tender.  Adjust flavors to taste. Allow to cool.

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