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Ingredients

6 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons dry white wine
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 allspice
8 large flour tortillas
1/4 cup butter
Cinnamon and sugar

Instructions

Mix apples and sugar in saucepan. Add water to cover. Simmer until tender. Blend cornstarch, wine and spices in small bowl. Stir into apples. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Soften tortillas 1 at a time in butter in skillet for several seconds on each side. Spoon 1/4 cup apples on each, roll to enclose filling. Place seam side down on ovenproof serving plate. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixed together. Broil until light brown. Serve with sour cream or yogurt. Makes 8 servings.

Phyllis Butterfield
Geneseo



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