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       Title: CARAMELIZED APPLES WITH VANILLA ICE CREAM
  Categories: Fruits, Desserts
       Yield: 6 Servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       3 tb Butter
       1 ts Vanilla extract
       3    Fuji apples; peeled, cored
            -and cut into eighths
            Vanilla ice cream
  
   Pour sugar into large skillet. Heat over medium-low heat until sugar
   begins to melt. Continue to heat and simmer until syrup turns pale
   amber color. Swirl in butter and vanilla extract. Add to caramel
   syrup, stirring to coat. Stir syrup to dissolve any clumps of sugar.
   Cover skillet and cook over low heat until apples exude juices, about
   5 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking until syrup is thick, basting
   apples occasionally. Let apples cool slightly. To serve, spoon
   caramel apples into dessert dish and top with scoop of vanilla ice
   cream.
   
   Source:  Los Angeles Times, November 30, 1995
  
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