Apple Brown-Butter Jalousie

Apple Brown-Butter Jalousie
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped out with the back of a knife (reserve the seeds)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. demerara, turbinado, or granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup packed light or dark brown sugar
  • 3 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • Pinch freshly grated or ground nutmeg
    • 1-¼ to 1-½ lb. Granny Smith apples (about 3 medium), peeled, halved lengthwise, cored, and cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices
    • Flour for rolling out the dough
    • 1 sheet frozen packaged puff pastry (Pepperidge Farm brand), thawed overnight in the fridge or according to package instructions
    • Crème fraîche, lightly sweetened whipped cream, or vanilla ice cream for serving (optional)
    • ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon
    • ¼ tsp. kosher salt

In a large bowl, toss the apples with the brown sugar, granulated sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. In a 12-inch skillet, melt the butter over medium heat until the milk solids turn golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, add the vanilla seeds, and stir. Carefully add t...

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