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Adams Apple Cranberry Cinnamon Rolls

I must admit, it wasn't until long after Adams Apple Butter became official that the thought crossed my mind that it could be eaten on something other than a biscuit, piece of toast, or English muffin (my personal favorite--you know, the whole nook and cranny thing).  I've done my research, as well as listened to many customers give serving suggestions, and it turns out apple butter is quite versatile.  The Adams Apple Cranberry Butter is no different.  So here we go.  I think you should try this recipe!  It passed with flying colors in the Adams household.

 

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Today.....I shall light a fall candle.

The fall candle is like my little personal olympic torch.  It holds a place of pride on my kitchen window sill, burning steadily while my favorite time of year unfolds.  September 1 is not really fall...yet.  But I'm calling it early.  Summer 2016 is in the books, the kids are back in school, and I've worn white for the last time.  I like summer, because it means more time with my boys, sleeping late, and road trips, but I silently tolerate shorts and tank tops.  And I think I wore a bathing suit once this summer.  And I may or may not have sprayed my white legs with some sort of "endless summer" stuff.  So.  Today....marks the first day of fall for me, simply because I want it to be.  And today....I shall light a fall candle.  

Apple Pie. Genius.

I'm tellin' ya.  Whoever came up with that idea was a genius.  It's been around awhile, like, a few thousand years, but it never gets old.  It's my son's favorite dessert, and my mother-in-law relinquished apple pie duties to me years ago after my father-in-law declared mine "better".  I think it had to do with how thinly I sliced the apples, nothing more.

I remember calling my grandma for her recipe soon after I got married, and I still have the little piece of paper I jotted it down on in my recipe box.  I asked her what kind of apples to use, and she was a little non-committal when she said "oh, I guess red delicious".  I think she used whatever apples were available at the time.  My apples of choice for an apple pie are golden delicious and granny smith (and I have probably doubled the amount of cinnamon she used), but the ingredient that cannot be forgotten is......butter.  Just a few pats of it before you place the other crust on top.  Nothing can ever go wrong when butter is involved.  Here's my version of apple pie.  Ok, I'll call this my official "Adams Apple Pie" recipe:

  • 2 Refrigerated Pie Crusts
  • About 10 apples (5 Granny Smith & 5 Goldens)
  • 9 inch regular pie plate 
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 5 rounded tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon (or to your taste)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • egg whites

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place crust in pie plate.  Peel, core, and THINLY slice apples into a bowl.  Mix sugar, flour, and cinnamon together.  Pour over apples and mix.  Pour apples into pie crust, top with pats of butter, and place the other crust over the top.  Crimp edges, and use a knife to cut vent holes in top crust.  Brush top crust with egg whites, sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mix, and bake for about an hour or until apples are easily pierced with a knife.  Be sure to place foil or a cookie sheet under the pie as it will bubble out into the oven.  

So there ya' go.  I think you can figure out what to do from there.  And for goodness sake, get some vanilla ice cream.

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