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Apple Roses

Herbs and Flour
These gorgeous Apple Roses make an impressive dessert! Apple Roses taste just like apple pie and look like they were made by a pastry chef!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 223 kcal


  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed
  • 2 apples
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fruit jam of choice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons icing sugar for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 375F and grease a 6 cup muffin tin with cooking spray, butter or oil.
  • Slice apples in half and remove the core. Thinly slice the apples and place them in a microwave safe bowl. Add the lemon juice and enough water to cover the apples and microwave for 2 minutes or more, until apples are bendable. Reserve 1 tablespoon hot water for the next step and then drain.
  • Place jam in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon hot water. Stir.
  • Place puff pastry sheet on a floured surface. cut into 6 strips. Spread jam onto each strip and add apple slices onto the top half, slightly overlapping them. Sprinkle with cinnamon and fold the bottom half of the puff pastry over the apples. Start at 1 end and roll them into roses. Place in muffin tin.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until puff pastry is baked. Let them cool slightly before transferring onto a cooling rack. Sprinkle with icing sugar. Serve as is or with a drizzle of maple syrup if you'd like more sweetness.


Calories: 223kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 79mgPotassium: 94mgFiber: 2gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 34IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apples, easy dessert, fall, puff pastry
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