Here is an apple pie that is pretty easy to make, although I had a couple problems that were probably user error.
I am still in Hawaii celebrating one year with K, so this was written a little while ago. If you checked out the apple pie ice cream on Wednesday then you know that today is Oatmeal Cookie day! Since my tastes tend to run sweet, and I like crunchy toppings with my ice cream, I thought that oatmeal sandwich cookies would go well with the apple pie ice cream. The next trouble was finding a good recipe. Part of the reason I chose this one from David Lebovitz over other ones is that he promised they would stay soft even while frozen. He has not let me down before, so I went with it. Unfortunately, I must have either overbaked them or just have a different definition of “soft” because they turned out super crunchy. I was so disappointed!
The flavor was still really good, so I decided to try them. As they cooled, they were still crunchy, but after pairing them with the ice cream, they reached the perfect consistency. They have crunch, but don’t cause the ice cream to go gushing when you take a bite. So, do not have the same fears that I did. These are truly awesome ice cream sandwich cookies.
Happy Wednesday! This is a super happy one for me because I am currently in Hawaii. We went for our honeymoon last year and had to return after having such a wonderful time. And before you get concerned, no I am not blogging in Hawaii. I did set this up to post long before I left. Probably the last thing on my mind is apple pie ice cream. More like sunscreen, fish, beach, buffet breakfasts, awesome hotel staff, loving husband, relaxation…you get the picture! Maybe I will share some pictures when I return to make you more jealous.
In the meantime, make this and you won’t feel as jealous (no kitchens or ice cream makers in my hotel room!). I saw apple pie ice cream recipes and thought it sounded really interesting. After all, apple pie goes so well with ice cream. Well, it turns out that I am more a chocolate ice cream girl than apple pie, but K loves it, and I loved it with oatmeal cookies in a sandwich. So, even if you do not want this “as is” wait until Friday and I will share the cookies I used for this.