Apple Strudel Recipe

They say the way to a person's heart is through their stomach...

..and with this recipe, it must be true!

- pre-made puff pastry  [not pie crust] – 1 can apple pie filling – 1 lemon – 1 egg – 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch [optional] – caramel sauce

Step 1:  Gather Ingredients

add your apple pie filling to a medium sized bowl add the zest of 1/2 a lemon

Step 2:  Prepare Apple Filling

roll out your puff pastry on a cutting board use heart-shaped cookie cutters to make a top and bottom piece

Step 3:  Prepare Puff Pastry

when you are cutting out the hearts, wiggle the cookie cutter a little bit when you apply pressure to make sure you cut clean thru

Quick Tip:

cut a couple lines on half of the hearts for vents be careful not to cut  end to end be careful to leave a bit of space around the edges 

Step 4:  Cut Vents

now, crack your egg and separate the egg white and egg yolk add a tablespoon of water to the egg yolk and gently mix to create an egg wash

Step 4:  Prep Egg Wash