2007-12-05 / Health

Holiday Entertaining. Easy As Apple Pie!

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Apple Pie w/ Cinnamon Ice Cream Apple Pie w/ Cinnamon Ice Cream Frozen foods can make your holiday entertaining easier and more enjoyable. You can impress guests with delectable appetizers, delicious meals and mouth-watering desserts.

According to the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA), new product introductions and innovations have made the frozen food aisle not only a convenient stop, but an essential one for finding timesaving meal solution options with the taste and quality consumers are looking for.

Consider these suggestions for the holiday season:

• Shop early and stock your freezer for parties, unexpected company, family and guests.

• Appetizer Tips: Ready to heat and eat are shrimp, quiche, egg rolls, meatballs, dips, cheese sticks, pizza, wings and more. Serve on attractive platters, and the party can begin.

• Brunch: Keep handy in your freezer muffins,waffles,pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, bagels, fruit and more. It can make holiday mornings even more fun.

• Dinner Thoughts: The frozen aisles offer a wide variety of fully prepared entrees-just heat and serve on the busy shopping nights when you are too tired to cook.

• Side Dish Delights: Consider the large selection of frozen vegetables, potatoes and breads to make your holiday meals less work and allow for more time with the family.

• Delicious Desserts: Start with delicious frozen pies, cakes and ice cream; then make them your own by adding special favorites.

Apple Pie w/Cinnamon Ice Cream

1 frozen deep dish apple pie

4 cups vanilla ice cream, softened

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

Bake pie according to package directions; cool on wire rack.

Stir together ice cream and cinnamon. Freeze until firm.

Serve warm apple pie with scoop of cinnamon ice cream on top. Enjoy!

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