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Kitchen Witch
September 30th, 2006, 08:49 AM
Apple Cream Lasagne

9 lasagna noodles -- no boil type
1/4 C. margarine
6 Granny Smith apples - peeled and sliced
1/3 C. packed brown sugar -- divided
1/2 C. chopped pecans - toasted
2 t. ground cinnamon
1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese - softened
1 egg
1 t. vanilla
1 C. whipping cream -- whipped
2 T. butter
1/2 C. fresh breadcrumbs
1/4 C. granulated sugar

Place noodles in a 11"x 7" baking dish, cover with warm water and soak 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add apples, cover and cook 10 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in 3 T. brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon; set aside.

Place cream cheese and remaining brown sugar in large bowl. Beat 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture in thirds and set aside.

Melt remaining butter. In small bowl, combine breadcrumbs, sugar and melted butter.

Spread half of the apple mixture in bottom of same baking dish. Layer with 3 noodles. Spread with half of cream cheese mixture, and layer with 3 more noodles. Spread with remaining apple mixture and layer with last three noodles. Top with remaining cream mixture and sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture.

Bake at 350* for 30 minutes. Let stand 20 minutes before serving.