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Maple Apples with Ice Cream

Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Yield Serves 4
Maple Apples with Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 502
  • fat 33 g
  • satfat 16 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 135 mg
  • sodium 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place a medium skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and cook, shaking pan often, until nuts are golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool.

  2. Melt butter in same skillet over medium heat. Add apples, cinnamon and vanilla and cook, stirring frequently, until apples are soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in maple syrup and continue to cook until syrup thickens, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Transfer to a bowl and set aside for 10 minutes to cool slightly.

  3. Divide ice cream among 4 bowls. Top with apples and sprinkle with walnuts. Serve immediately.