Pecan Apple Cinnamon Puff Pastry
These classic cinnamon apple pastries are old-fashioned in the best of ways. This recipe for Pecan Apple Cinnamon Puff Pastry from Campbell's Kitchen features juicy spiced Granny Smith apples and toasted nutmeg pecans. This apple puff pastry recipe is flaky and sweet, with the natural freshness everybody wants in their fruit pastry desserts. Whether you grab one of these easy puff pastries for a quick breakfast or for a light snack, you just can't go wrong with this easy Pecan Apple Cinnamon Puff Pastry recipe.
Preparation Time20 min
Cooking Time1 hr 5 min
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 large Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 tablespoon butter, cut into pieces
- 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets(1 sheet), thawed
- 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
Flavor Variation: You can substitute walnuts for the pecans if you like.
Heat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
Stir the brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Add the apples, pecans, and butter and toss to coat.
Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Roll the pastry sheet into a 15x10-inch rectangle. Brush the pastry sheet with water. With the long side facing you, spoon the apple mixture on the pastry to within 2 inches of the long sides and to the edge of the short sides. Starting at a long side, roll up like a jelly roll. Cut the pastry roll into 12 (1 1/4-inch) slices. Place the pastry slices, cut-side down, onto the baking sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Remove the pastries from the baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar.
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