Apple Strudel

This Apple Strudel is easy and fun to make. The resulting strudel is a delicious, festive dessert just like the ones you would get in Germany filled with sweet, spiced apples and nuts in a flaky crust that everyone will love!

1 strudel


  • 5 sheets filo pastry
  • 2 medium apples, Granny Smith or Galas
  • 3 Tablespoons melted butter and 3 Tablespoons olive oil, mixed
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts or pecans)
  • 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Quarter, core and peel the apples
  3. Cut the quartered apples in half lengthwise and then across as well
  4. Toss the chopped apples with the lemon juice
  5. In a frying pan heat a tablespoon of butter. Add the nuts and bread crumbs. Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  6. In a bowl, toss the nut mixture, apples, cinnamon and granulated sugar
  7. Brush the filo sheets with the hot butter/oil mixture. Build up a five high layer of these buttered filo sheets.
  8. With the narrow side facing you, put the apple mixture onto the filo - about an inch from each side and the front.
  9. Carefully roll up, tucking in the sides as you go.
  10. Place the roll on a parchment covered cookie pan.
  11. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. The Apples should be fsoft and the filo nicely browned. Bon Appetit.