Monday, September 3, 2012

Baked Apple Pie Tortilla Rolls

Welcome to Inspiration Cafe!  It's Mary, from Sweet Little Bluebird!  I hope everyone is having a great Labor Day weekend!  Today I'm sharing a fall favorite...Baked Apple Pie Tortilla Rolls!!!  So simple.  So good.


Apple Pie Tortilla Rolls

Ingredients 
  • 8 Flour Tortillas (I use Large Size Tortillas)
  • 6 Medium Size Tart Apples, Peeled and Sliced/Diced (I use Granny Smith)
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 
  • Dash of Nutmeg (about 1/8 teaspoon - optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • *1 1/2 Tablespoons Melted Butter (to brush on top of tortillas)
*Cinnamon Sugar Recipe to sprinkle on top of tortillas
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Stir sugar and cinnamon together until well blended.
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.  Butter (grease) a 9X13 baking dish.  Next, combined all of the dry ingredients in a bowl.  Toss the sliced/diced apples in the lemon juice, then pour the dry mixture over apples.  Stir the apples making sure they are coated well. Place a 1/2 cup of the apple mixture and spread in the center of a tortilla.  Roll the tortilla and place in pan, seam down.  Repeat 7 more times.  Note, You may only be able to fit 7 rolls in your pan.  Once rolls are in pan, lightly brush with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, making sure to sprinkle in between each roll on their sides. Cover with foil and bake on middle rack of oven for 40-50 minutes. Bake until apples reach desired texture.  Remove, enjoy hot or cold.  Great served warm with vanilla ice cream!  I love them cold, wrapped in wax paper in my hand- so good! 

Baking Tips

  • For crispier tortillas, remove foil with 10 minutes left for baking. 
  • For a QUICK version, you can use canned apple pie filling {I use Duncan Hines®}.  Brush the tortillas with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.  Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.





Thanks so much for stopping by Inspiration Cafe! 
Hope to see you again next Monday!
Cheers! 


101 comments:

  1. Mary,
    Thank you for sharing this yummy recipe on my Blog Hop! I never would have thought of using tortillas instead of pie crust. I am so intrigued! :) I'm going apple picking this month and will definitely make these!

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    1. Thanks for visiting, Jane! They were a major hit in my home with family and friends. I've made 3 batches in 5 days. Everyone loves the texture of the tortillas. They are really good cold too! For a quick batch, canned pie filling works great, I just sprinkle a little extra cinnamon on the pie filling. Hope you like them as much as we do! Thanks again for the visit!

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  2. These look delicious! What a clever idea too. I'd love for you to share them at Mix it up Monday:

    http://www.flourmewithlove.com/2012/09/mix-it-up-monday.html

    I hope to see you soon :)

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    1. Hi Lisa! Thank you ~ thanks for the invite! I'd love to link up. Headed over now. Have a great night!

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  3. Those look delicious!

    I would love for you to share these at Mealtime Monday!

    Kaylee
    www.couponingncooking.com

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    1. Hi Kaylee ~ I'd love to share! Thanks for the sweet comment and for visiting.

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    1. Thank you, Emily! Thanks so much for visiting Sweet Little Bluebird!

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  5. Mary these look so good and I think they're perfect for fall! I'll be drizzling a little caramel sauce across mine! Yummm!

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    1. Good call on the caramel sauce, Danni! I just added to the grocery list!

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  6. These are GREAT looking, and would be a hit for this month's holidays
    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe

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    1. Hi Winnie, Thank you & you're so welcome! I can't wait to make these when it's cooler outside! They will be one of my easy go-to desserts for now on! Hope you're having a great Labor Day! Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. These look so good! I love apple pie and think these would be a great way to make a similar dessert quickly. I'm stopping by from Mop It Up Mondays. I'm also a new follower! I look forward to more great recipes! I also love your blog design.

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    1. Thank you for the sweet words. You'll have to let me know what you think, if you make them. My girls (ages 9 & 15) LOVE them, so do their friends. For now on, I'm keeping a can of apple pie filling in the house for a fast, yummy dessert. I've used canned apple pie filling before ~ even though it's not as good as fresh apples - they were really yummy and so fast to whip up! Thanks for visiting and for the follow! Hope you're having a great Labor Day.

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  8. yummy. i bet they would work with crepes or on fried bread. I came over from Stonegable link up and I'm excited to see what else you have coming up! I am always in need of new recipes

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    1. ooh, yum ~ crepes are a great idea! Thank you for visiting, Carissa - I love that you liked my recipe! Hope you're having a great holiday weekend!

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  9. This looks amazing. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this and any other posts. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party. It runs from Wednesday to Sundays.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/
    I hope to see you there. I am your newest follower, and I would love for your to follow me also. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above
    www.adornedfromabove.com

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    1. Hi Debi~ I would love to join the party on Wednesday, I'll be there! Thanks so much for the invite and thanks for visiting and leaving a sweet comment. Hope you're having a great Labor Day weekend! See you on Wednesday!

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  10. I couldn't tell if the tortillas turned out soft or not but either way it looks delicious. Thanks
    Mari

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    1. Hi Mari ~ Thanks for the visit! You can make them soft or crispy. Simply remove foil 10 minutes early while baking! If you do the short-cut version with canned apple pie filling, just bake without the foil for a crispier tortillas. Hope you are having a great Lador Day!

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  11. You're so smart with that tortilla-pie crust!! Looks fabulous. Featuring you today over at The Tuesday Ten: http://www.ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com/2012/09/the-tuesday-ten.html.
    Thanks bunches for linking up yesterday.

    {HUGS},
    kristi

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    1. Hi Kristi ~ This was such a fun comment to read! Thank you so much for the feature and the sweet comment! You made my rainy day brighter!

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  12. PINNING AND MAKING THIS!!!! So glad you joined in for Must Try Monday!

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    1. Hi Carrie ~ Thank you! Yay! You'll have to tell me HOW MUCH YOU LOVE THEM....because I know you will :O) Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a sweet comment!

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  13. I love your recipe! Would you come over to Cast Party Wednesday at Lady Behind The Curtain and share it with us?
    Thanks, I hope to see you there! ~Sheryl~ http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/cast-party-wednesday-link-party-57/

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    1. Thank you so much for visiting Sweet Little Bluebird and leaving a sweet comment. THANK YOU for the invite, I'm linked up and hope to link up next week too! Hope you are having a great Wednesday! Cheers!

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  14. These look so delicious! Will be featuring them on our FB page tomorrow night!

    Take care,

    Trish

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    1. Hi Trish,

      Thank you! I am so excited about the feature! I'm a FB fan, so I'll be sure to go to Uncommon Designs' FB page and check my newsfeed tomorrow night! Thanks for stopping by and thanks again!!!

      Cheers,

      Mary

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  15. Oh my goodness I have to make these. My family would love them because they all love Apple Pie. So glad you shared this brilliant recipe. Thank you.

    www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

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    1. If you love apple pie, I know you'll love these too! They are so easy, especially if you take the short cut and use canned apple pie filling...I'll have a can or two in my pantry until spring, along with a package of tortillas :) Thanks for visiting, Lindy, and leaving such a nice comment. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  16. This looks delicious!! I will definitely be making these in the near future!! :)

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    1. Hi Ann,

      Thank you! I hope you love them! They smell great when they're baking and taste even better once they're done! Thanks for visiting Sweet Little Bluebird. I hope you have a a wonderful weekend! Cheers!

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  17. What a great simple idea and so seasonal. I would love if you would share this on foodie friday today.

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    1. Hi Diane! Thanks for visiting and for the sweet comment. I was planning on visiting Foodie Friday :) I'm already linked up! Hope you had a great week...have a wonderful weekend.

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  18. Definitely going to have to try these. Thanks for sharing!!! I also shared on our FB page!

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    1. Jen, you are too sweet...thanks for the FB share! When you make them, you'll have to let me know what you think. :O) I hope you love them! Have a terrific weekend!

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  19. These look pretty easy to make and soooo delicious! I am a follower of your blog on Facebook and would love if you could hop over to my new blog (http://sarahsaturdiy.blogspot.com/) and share the blog love. Have a great weekend!

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    1. Hi Sarah ~ Thanks for stopping by and sweet comment. I'l be stopping by your blog! Hope you have a great week!

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  20. My kids love tortillas. I hope they will like these, thank you.

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    1. You're so welcome, Debra! I hope your kids like them as much as mine! If you make them, you'll have to let me know what you think! Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great week!

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  21. These look absolutely amazing!!!! New follower :)

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    1. Thanks, Kim! Thanks for the follow! Hope you have a great week!

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  22. These look amazing, I'm definately going to do this!

    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Melissa @ The Alchemist

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    1. Hi Meliisa! Thank you! I hope you do make them, they are so easy...and so so good!

      Hope you're off to a great week. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

      Mary

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  23. Hi Melissa,

    Thank you so much! Hope you love them as much as we do in our house. I've made 5 batches the last couple of weeks. I cheated a few times and used canned pie filling...still so so good!

    Hope you're off to a great week!

    Thanks again for the visit!

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  24. Yay! You were featured this week at Recipe Sharing Monday. Thanks so much for partying with us :)

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    1. Hi Ali,

      Yay! Thank you! I'll head over to the party! Thanks so much for hosting the party, the feature and for stopping by my blog! Have a great Monday!

      Cheers!


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  25. Thanks for pinning my dish! I saw this recipe on another link party and meant to comment. We make these every Fall. Almost the exact same recipe! When I first saw yours, I was like NO WAY!!! Too funny! (And yummy) Makes me want to go make some right now! :)

    xo, Leslie

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    1. That is too funny! We love them too - I can't seem to make enough for family and friends that were in and out the last 2 weeks.

      Thanks for visiting! Have a great day/night!

      Mary

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  26. Congrats on being featured at Melt in your mouth Monday! These look great. Wonderful tutorial too!!

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    1. Thank you so much! It was a fun surprise to see the feature when I popped over for a visit today! Thanks again for the sweet comment and for visiting! I hope you have a wonderful week!

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  27. Visiting from Melt in Your Mouth Monday - what a fun idea! I will have to try this ...

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    1. Hi Cherry,

      Thanks so much for the visit and for the sweet comment. I hope you love them as much as we do, if you try them! They are really, really good!

      Cheers ~ Mary

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  28. These look super yummy! Can't wait to try them myself! Do you think frozen apples would work with this recipe as well? I have some apples in my freezer that I'd like to use for this recipe! Please let me know what you think! Thanks so much!:-)

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    1. Hi Kimberly,

      I think they should work fine. Just be sure to let them defrost first, and get them close to room temperature. If they are already baked/cooked apples, reduce your baking time to 15-20 minutes...you don't want apple sauce rolls! :O) If they are uncooked apples, because the apples have been frozen, I would check them a little bit earlier so they don't over bake.

      Thanks so much for stopping by! Let me know if you make them, what you think!

      Have a great night!

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  29. Thank you for sharing your recipe; I have promised my family to give it a try for the holidays.

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    1. You're so welcome! I hope your family enjoys them as much as mine! Thanks so much for stopping by! Cheers!

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  30. This is such a beautiful dessert. I love the recipe. Thank you so much for sharing with Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party last week. This weeks Link Party is opened at
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/09/reeses-smore-brownies-and-wednesdays.html
    from Wednesday until Sunday.
    Hope to see you there.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above
    www.adornedfromabove.com

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    1. Hi Debi, I replied a few days ago, but place my reply in the wrong spot...

      Thank you so much! And thanks for hosting the party! I'll be sure to head over and link up!

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      Cheers ~ Mary

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  31. These look and sound delicious! I would love for you to share this post and any other Fall related post you have, at this week's It's Fall Y'all ~ Linky Party. Hope to see you there!

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    1. Hi Jamie ~ I love you fall party, such a great idea! I just linked up. Thanks for inviting me. Off to check out more shares at the party...have a wonderful day! Thanks for visiting. Cheers!

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  32. Ohhhh I want some! Now now :)

    I saw this on Creative Thursday's linky party. I shared a pumpkin carob donut recipe that I'd love you to check out as well!

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    1. I love your recipe, Kamila, I pinned it! Thanks so much for visiting!

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  33. Hey Mary..I'm new follower visiting from Love Bakes Good Cakes...I had to "pin",this I saw it in a magazine and couldn't remember which one,thanks for sharing.now I can just pop over to my pinterest and copy cat your recipe...yip-pee I've been looking every where for this easy recipe and wanting to try it.

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    1. Hi Jo May ~ I am so excited you found this recipe! It so is simple and so good! I'm actually going to whip up a batch tonight for family that are coming this weekend from out of town.

      Thanks for the follow - I hope you love the apple pie rolls when you make them - you'll have to let me know what you think!

      I hope you're having a great first day of fall! Have a wonderful weekend and thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a fun message!

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  34. oh my goodness you've got me drooling on my keyboard! This is YUMMY looking. I love that you use Granny Smith apples too. I have only ever used them in my baking. I can't wait to try this recipe. In fact it's not too late not to try them. Thanks for sharing :)
    Michelle

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  35. OMG Mary, I made these yesterday and they were AMAZING! I took them to Bingo last night and the ladies attacked them like a bunch of teenage boys. I'll be posting them on my blog soon (with credit to you, of course). Thanks again for such a wonderful recipe post.
    Michelle

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    1. This message totally made my night, Michelle! I've made 7 batches for all the family and friends that I have had visiting that last 4 weeks. I always have an empty pan and sad faces when they are gone!

      Thanks so much for letting me know you loved them!

      Hope you have a great night!

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  36. These look so delicious! Can't wait to try this recipe out SOON! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

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    1. Hi Trish,

      Thanks for hosting the party! I hope if/when you make them, you love them as much as I do!

      Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  37. This looks so delicious! Following you now, too.

    Angela

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    1. Thanks so much, Angela & thanks for the follow!

      I hope you have a great weekend!

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  38. Good morning, Mary! I'm stopping by to let you know that this is one of the featured projects at this week's It's Fall Y'all ~ Linky Party. Thank you so much for linking up!

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    1. Hi Jamie ~

      Wow, thank you so much! Thanks for hosting the party!
      Headed over! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  39. What a great idea! I like traditional pie crust...the eating part anyway...the making part has always been a challenge. This is genius!

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    1. Hi Natalie,

      I love homemade pie crust too, just not the work and mess with flour all over the counter! This is so much easier and a really yummy twist! My family and friends love them. I'm making another batch this weekend for family visiting from out-of-town. :O) This is my easy go-to fall recipe!

      Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you're having a great Friday!

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    1. Hi Carlene - Thank you and thanks so much for stopping by!

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  41. I've pinned this and now I'm going over to vote for you. ~ Maureen

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    1. Hi Maureen - You are just too sweet! Thank you!!!

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  42. Mmmmm...those remind me of the sweet cinnamon tortillas I get at Costa Vida. I'll have to try this! I would love to have you stop by 'Or so she says...' and share your great ideas at the link party, going on right now. Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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    1. Hi Mariel ~ I hope I'm not too late to link up, if so, I'll be sure to link up to next party. Thanks so much for stopping by! I'll be popping over to Or So She says...Hope you're having a great week!

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  43. Ok, Mary I am totally drooling right now! Seriously making this SOON! :) Thanks so much for entering this last week in the Iron Chef Mom link-up/contest for Apples on Cheerios and Lattes! We look forward to your chocolate recipes this week! :)
    Mackenzie from the Iron Chef Mom Team :)

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    1. Hi Mackenzie - You are so sweet, thank you. I think you'll love them if you make them! :O) I love the Iron Mom Chef challenges, so fun! I linked up to this week's party. Thanks so much for co-hosting with the rest of the girls. Also, thanks for featuring my rolls. There were so many great APPLE shares, several I plan on trying out in my kitchen this fall! Hope your having a great week!

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  44. What a great and delicious looking recipe! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday! Please come back on Sunday to VOTE!

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    1. Thanks for hosting the party! :O) Hope you're having a great week! Thank you for the sweet words and visit!

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  45. Not fans of pie crust? Yikes! =o) But these do look wonderful! What a great idea. Thanks!

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    1. I know, Erin - YIKES! The tortillas are super yummy alternative! Thanks for visiting SLBB! Hope you're off to a great week!

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  46. I am so happy it is apple season. This looks like a wonderful recipe to add to my list. We have 5 apple trees and I am always on the lookout for good recipes!

    Thank you for linking up to Foodie Friends Friday. Please come back next week and bring another one of your gread recipes.

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    1. Cynthia - you are so lucky to have apple trees! If you try my recipe, please stop by and let me know what you think :O)

      Thanks for hosting Foodie Friends Friday....I'll be back to link up this Friday.

      Thanks so much for visiting SLBB! Hope you have a wonderful day!

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  47. Oh my gosh-- these are like apple enchiladas haha soo cute! We always put butter and sugar on tortillas as a treat, don't know why we never thought of cinnamon! Thanks for sharing at Pin It Thursday!

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    1. Thanks for hosting the party! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment - we love the apple pie tortilla rolls :O) Have a great Tuesday!

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  48. Wow, these look amazing! I'm pinning and am excited to try the recipe!

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    1. Hi Rita! Thank you! If you make them, you'll have to let me know what you think! Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you're having a great weekend!

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  49. These look like something I would love as would my family. What a great idea. I am definitely making these. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Hi Ang, Thank you so much! These are one of our favorite fall treats in our home! I hope your family likes them as much as mine. If you make them, please stop back by and let me know what you and your family think :O) Have a great Sunday! Thank you for stopping by!

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  50. These look so delicious! Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. You will be one of the features tomorrow. So, pop on in and pick up a feature button located in my sidebar. See you tomorrow. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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    1. Hi Kathyrn,

      Yay! Thanks so much for the feature! I'll be sure to stop by tomorrow... what a great way to start my week! Thank you for hosting the party! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! Cheers!

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  51. I tried this recipe tonight and it was great. I added walnuts and a little bit of caramel dip to the apple mixture just because I love those with apples. I was amazed at how simple this was and it makes such a beautiful dessert. Thanks for sharing. I am definately going to try the pumpkin rolls as well.

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  52. I run a B&B and think this would be great with crepes as a breakfast entree! I will definitely be giving this a try. Might cook the apples a little and add some raisins so I don't have to bake for so long. Crepes can be finicky. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  53. I run a B&B and think this would be great with crepes as a breakfast entree! I will definitely be giving this a try. Might cook the apples a little and add some raisins so I don't have to bake for so long. Crepes can be finicky. Thanks for the inspiration!

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