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Apple Praline Pie

Everyone's sure to want seconds of this prizewinning pie!

Thinly sliced apples baked in a buttery pie crust with pecan  praline topping. Thinly sliced apples baked in a buttery pie crust with pecan praline topping.

Quick look

  • prep 20 min    cook 55 min
  • serves 8

Ingredients

  • 7 cups thinly sliced peeled baking apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Praline Topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light cream
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

    How to make it  1 hour, 15 minutes


  • 1

    In a bowl, mix apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Line pie plate with bottom crust; brush well with apple cider.

  • 2

    Add apple mixture; pour any remaining cider over all. Drizzle with butter. Top with second crust; flute edges to seal. Cut slits in top. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, for topping, melt butter in a small saucepan. Add brown sugar, cream and cider; slowly bring to a full rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and stir in pecans.

  • 4

    Remove pie from oven and place on a baking sheet; pour topping over pie. Return to the oven for 5-10 minutes or until topping bubbles. Cool at least 1 hour before serving.