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Calvados Roasted Apples with Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Brandy roasted apples topped with dulce de leche ice cream and sprinkled with crunchy ginger crisp cookies are a flavor trifecta you won’t want to pass up.


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90 Minutes

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90 Minutes


Häagen-Dazs® Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

2 tablespoons butter, melted

2 tablespoons calvados or apple jack brandy

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

3 medium apples such as Gala or Granny Smith

1/2 cup gingersnap cookie crumbs (6 to 8 cookies)

Gingersnap cookies (optional)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine butter, calvados, and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. 


Step 2

Quarter and core apples; thinly slice cross-wise. Stir apples into calvados mixture.


Step 3

Divide apples between six 5- to 6-ounce individual soufflé or custard cups. Place cups on a baking sheet. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until bubbly and apples are softened. Cool 15 to 20 minutes.


Step 4

Scoop Häagen-Dazs® Dulce de Leche Ice Cream over apples. Sprinkle with gingersnap crumbs. Serve with a whole cookie if desired. Enjoy!


*Variations include: 
Roasted pears - replace apples with firm-ripe Bartlett or Bosc pears.
Roasted peaches - replace apples with peeled peaches and use peach or apricot brandy instead of calvados.