Fall is Pie Season! But let’s not make plain old regular pies, let’s shake things up a bit. We are going to put a Big and Bold twist on a traditional pie with Apple Pie Egg Rolls. Oh, and did I mention they are baked not fried?
So what are egg rolls? Traditionally they are savory Asian Fried Rolls that you find at a takeaway. However, we are baking ours and saving our calories for more dessert. They still come out golden and delicious without the extra fat.
These apple pie egg rolls have been a top dessert on the blog for years and we’ve made them countless time. The Dessert Egg Rolls pack a big punch for a small dessert. However, they lack nothing. Make up a few flavors so your guests have a variety to taste. And if you make all three flavors you can do a Dessert Egg Rolls roulette.
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped for seeds
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice (about half a lemon)