Perfect All-American Mini Dessert for the 4th of July
The 4th of July is just around the corner and maybe you're looking for a fun mini-dessert idea like an all-American Apple Pie without the thousands of calories when you add in the whip cream and luxe vanilla ice-cream.
1. <The Dough – I decided to pass on making an actual pie and decided to make my mini dessert with homemade Oatmeal Cookies using this recipe. This is right before they went in the oven>
2. <Cook + Cool – After the Oatmeal Cookies baked about 10 minutes, we scooped them onto this tray. Then it was time for…>
3. <Vanilla Dream – I wanted to add a mini-scoop of vanilla ice-cream for that homestyle apple pie dessert feeling. I’ve mentioned it before, but Mövenpick is truly the BEST ice-cream I’ve ever had in my life. It is a true Swiss delicacy and since it’s made by Nestlé, I hope they expand beyond Asia, Europe and the Middle East to the US one day. Fingers crossed>
4. <Mini ‘Apple Gobbler’ – Finally, we cut up a crispy apple called Braeburn. For the apple experts out there, it tastes like a cross between Granny Smith and Lady Hamilton. We mixed it in with cinnamon and sugar, garnished it on top of the Vanilla Dream and my dessert was ready-to-go. We presented with a Nespresso coffee…>