Swirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat. Slideshow: Tasty Apple Desserts 

Grace Parisi
October 2012

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© Christina Holmes

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 to 5
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt the butter in a medium skillet. Add the apples and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until softened and browned, about 5 minutes. Add the sugar, cinnamon and 1/4 cup of water and cook for 2 minutes longer. Stir in the dulce de leche until melted. Scrape the mixture into a bowl and refrigerate until chilled.

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  • Fold the apple mixture into softened vanilla ice cream and freeze until firm, about 4 hours. Scoop into bowls and garnish with chocolate shavings and crumbled gingersnaps.