Apple Praline Pie

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”55 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ] [ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””] [ingredients-left] 7 cups thinly sliced peeled baking apples 1

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.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”55 min” serves=”8″ details=”” ]

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  • 7 cups thinly sliced peeled baking apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

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[ingredients-list title=”Praline Topping” serving_size=””]
[ingredients-left]

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

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”1 hour, 15 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a bowl, mix apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Line pie plate with bottom crust; brush well with apple cider. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

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