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Apple Pie Pancakes Recipe

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Hi and welcome to the Warming House! Today I’m serving up a delicious pancake recipe. The spicy sweetness and moist texture will make you stack them high on your plate, then go for more!

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I made these last night after spending the entire day helping my son with a basketball injury. To be honest, I enjoyed getting to spend the day with him – even though it wasn’t a happy circumstance.

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After a doctor’s exam, an appointment to get crutches, then another appointment for an MRI, we headed home late in the day. As we drove, my mind turned to dinner. What was I going to make? I hadn’t been able to make it to the store to restock. Comfort food sounded perfect, so I made breakfast for dinner. (One of our favorite things!) The added bonus is that it was quick, easy, and I had all the ingredients I needed in my pantry. Yay!

On the menu were these Apple Pie Pancakes.

To make them, you’ll need:

1 1/2 cups flour

1/4 cups chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

2 teaspoons baking powder (makes them nice and fluffy)

1 teaspoon apple pie spice

a pinch of salt

1 cup fat free milk

1/4 cup brown sugar, packed

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs

1 cup apple butter

Directions:

Combine the first five ingredients in a large bowl. (Reserve half of the chopped nuts for garnish – if you’re using nuts).

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Add milk, brown sugar, oil, vanilla, and eggs.

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Beat until well mixed.

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Stir in apple butter until well combined.

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Spray a non-stick pan lightly with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter onto pan per pancake.

*For perfectly shaped pancakes, use a round cookie cutter. Lay on pan. Give it a quick squirt of cooking spray. Pour batter into mold. Let it set up a bit. Remove mold carefully. Don’t burn yourself!

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Turn pancakes after bubbles have popped up all over the top and the edges look cooked.

Serve with a sprinkling of nuts (optional), and drizzle with syrup. Some candied apple peel would also be a great garnish.

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(You can change this up by substituting 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and 1 can pumpkin puree in place of the apple pie spice and apple butter.)

Makes about 12 large pancakes.

Nothing says “comfort” for your family quite like these Apple Pie Pancakes.

Does your family eat breakfast for dinner? What breakfast food is your favorite to eat for dinner?

Thanks for stopping in today! Come back anytime! I’ll leave the light on for you, friend.

Lisa~

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6 Comments

  1. Tarissa says:

    These sound delicious! Our family loves to do breakfast for dinner. So easy in a pinch! Hope your son’s injury isn’t too serious and that he is back on his feet in no time.

  2. Carey says:

    Wow! My daughter has been on a baking spree lately… this recipe is DEFINITELY going to her!

  3. Sherri Ohler says:

    Looks delicious Lisa! :) Hope your son recovers quickly! God bless you both, <3

    Sherri

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