Bake puff pastry the day before; assemble Napoleon the following day.

Recipe by Southern Living November 1999

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Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Unfold pastry sheets on baking sheets; press out fold lines. Stir together egg and 1 tablespoon water; brush on pastry sheets.

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  • Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden. Cool on wire racks.

  • Beat pudding mix and whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add apple slices, sugar, and cinnamon. Cook, stirring constantly, 10 minutes or until tender; drain.

  • Spread pudding over 1 pastry sheet; top with apple mixture. Place remaining pastry sheet over apple slices; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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