Apple Pie Rolls

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Okay, this is some thing that you are going to prepare for a snack this afternoon, dinner tonight, or whatever. It will be soon, at any rate, once you see what these apple rolls are all about. This recipe for apple pie rolls is about as quick and easy as any dessert or snack could get, and you are going to just love making it, and you are going to love eating it even more (and so will the kids). Of course, your aspiring cook could make these apple pie rolls, they are so simple, and he or she likely will, once every one reports back on just how delicious they are to eat. This dessert is quick, easy, and fun. Any one can put the apple rolls together, really, even your tiny helping hands, and your kids will have loads of fun making them for themselves and for every one else, too. Be sure you keep apple filling on hand, and tortillas for this very purpose. Baking together can be a great way to pass the time with the kids, teach them some thing, and make something delicious while you are at it.

The recipe uses commercial mixes to make the whole thing come together easily, and that means this dessert can be ready in only a few minutes. Literally—in under 10 minutes, you can have an entire plate of them ready to go (and go they will!). As well, when you pop this dish in to the oven, you will have the wonderful scent of apples and cinnamon in the air, bringing every one in to the kitchen to share this snack. And, when they see how easy it is to come together, you may have volunteers to put together the next round. Perfect; just what you want. Your feet up on the couch, and some one else doing the cooking and baking!

This dessert for apple pie rolls uses canned apples, although you could always make your own cooked apples, or, if you make up apple sauce (chunky, if you please) you could use that instead of the canned filling, too. You decide which way you want to go. An average store bough can of apple pie filling has no saturated fat, no cholesterol and can be very low in sodium. However, as apples are high in sugar this is a high sugar recipe. On average 1/3 cup of store bought apple pie filling has about 110 calories, with 24g from sugar. Apples are just such a great food, versatile and liked by all. Apples work with all kinds of dishes from savory ones to sweet surprises, and they can also be a main dish, like a pie, or a side dish with meat, such as apple sauce and pork. Apples are also loaded with good nutrition, and can even help lower blood sugar levels. There is also new research that has found that people who eat an apple shortly before a meal, eat fewer calories, even when you count the calories in the apple that was eaten. So apples are great food to encourage your kids and family to eat plenty of—and they are one of the cheapest fruits to buy. Help your family get good nutrition, plenty of vitamins and minerals, and loads of fiber by encouraging apples as part of your regular food plan. They are always available at the local grocery store, almost always with plenty of varieties to choose from, and although some types of the fruit can get pretty pricy, they classic Macintosh is almost always there and cheap to buy. So get apples on your weekly shopping list.

Make these apple pie rolls whenever you want a quick snack to eat, or when you want to give the kids something good for them as well as good to eat. The apple rolls are sprinkled with cinnamon sugar when they come out of the oven, and so they also have a wonderful light crunch that complements the creamy texture of the apple pie filling. Make your own filling, if you prefer, or buy a commercial mixture. Either way, these apple rolls will taste great and every one will enjoy this snack. Enjoy them soon, won’t you?

Nutrition Facts of the Apple Pie Rolls from 4 Sons 'R' Us
Ingredients:apple pie filling, soft tortillas, butter, sugar, cinnamon.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings * Per Serving: Calories 293, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 8.9g 14%, Saturated Fat 3.9g 20%, Cholesterol 10mg 3%, Sodium 390mg 16%, Potassium 23mg 1%, Carbohydrates 47.8g 16%, Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%, Sugars 16.9g, Protein 5.1g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 15% ,Iron 7%

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