An Easy (Fast) Thanksgiving Dessert

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What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving? I am partial to deserts! This year I found a cute and easy spin on apple pie that I decided to make and wanted to share the recipe with you all! All photos are mine, and I will link to the original recipe on the Blond Cook below:

Apple Pie Bites (Recipe from The Blond Cook)

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 12 Minutes
Total Time: 27 Minutes
Serves: 8 Apple Pie Bites

Ingredients
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon apple pie spice* (and additional apple pie spice 1/4 teaspoon to sprinkle on top)
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/3 cup chopped pecans
1 small apple cored and sliced into 8, 1/2 thick slices
1 8 oz. can of crescent rolls

*NOTE: apple pie spice = 1-1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon, 1-1/2 table spoons ground nutmeg, 1 teaspoon allspice, mixed evenly

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a bowl, combine brown sugar and apple pie spice. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter and toss apple slices in butter. Set aside.
  4. Arrange crescent roll triangles on baking sheet. Evenly distribute the brown sugar mixture onto each triangle.
  5. Sprinkle each triangle evenly with chopped pecans.
  6. Place an apple slice on each wide end of the triangle and wrap the crescent roll dough around the apple.
  7. Brush each crescent roll with remaining butter. Sprinkle lightly with additional apple pie spice.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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They look nothing like the original pictures from Pinterest (obviously) but they came out soooo good and I loved them.

We also made this delicious cranberry pineapple punch!

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Ingredients:
3 cups pineapple juice
3 cups cranberry juice cocktail
4 cups ginger ale
1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
1 lime

Directions:
Combine pineapple juice, cranberry juice cocktail and ginger ale into a large pitcher. Add cranberries, chopped limes, and ice.

The grocery didn’t have any fresh or frozen cranberries so we substituted raspberries with no problem. It was surprisingly good and fruity. I would highly recommend this for any get-together.

What are your post-Thanksgiving plans? A new season of the Great British Bakeoff was just added to Netflix so that’s what I’ll be hunkering down to watch!

Happy Thanksgiving! 🙂

P.S. Don’t forget to check out my recipes for banana bread, and vegan taquitosvegan taquitos.

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