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A Delicious New Years dessert ~ Apple Strudel!

Apple Strudel

Serves: 12 | Serving Size: 2 inch slice
Total Time: 60 min | Prep: 10 min | Cook: 50 min


16 phyllo dough sheets, about 1 package, thawed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon melted butter
4 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thinly, about 4 cups
1 lemon, juice and zest
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
pinch nutmeg
1/4 cup white, plain bread crumbs


Thaw the phyllo dough in the refrigerator overnight.

Microwave the olive oil and butter together until just melted.

Mix the apple slices with the lemon juice and zest, sugar, and spices.

Place one sheet of phyllo dough on a large piece of waxed paper, parchment paper, or clean kitchen cloth. Dab with the oil/butter mixture using a brush. Sprinkle bread crumbs on the layer and then add another layer of dough. Continue in this fashion until you have 8 layers of dough. Sprinkle with crumbs and add the apples on one edge.

Roll up the strudel tightly using the paper to help you.

Place the strudel on a non-stick pan or lightly greased baking pan. Brush with a little oil/butter mixture.

Repeat using the rest of the dough and apples to make one more strudel.

Bake your strudel at 350°F for 50 minutes or until golden brown on top.

Allow to cool and serve with a light sprinkle of powdered sugar and vanilla sauce.

Cut each strudel int0 2-inch pieces.

Serves 12. Each 2 inch slice serving: 149 calories, 5g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8g sugars, 2 g protein.

Print recipe – foodandhealth.com-Apple Strudel


Cathy Bowers, RD




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