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Apple Custard Pie

No recipe image available.An oat-enriched butter pastry crust is topped with thinly sliced apples in a cinnamon-scented custard and a crunchy oat crumb topping.

Recipe Ingredients:

Crust:
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Filling:
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 cups peeled, thinly sliced tart apples (4 to 5 medium)

Topping:
1/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, chilled and cut into pieces

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. For Crust: Combine flour, oats, sugar and salt in medium bowl; mix well. Add butter, water and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Press mixture firmly onto bottom and sides of 9-inch glass pie plate, forming 1/4-inch rim around edge.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack.
  5. For Filling: Combine sour cream, sugar, flour, eggs, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl; mix well. Add apples; mix well. Spoon into cooled crust.
  6. For Topping: Combine oats, sugar and flour in medium bowl; mix well. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over filling.
  7. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack.
  9. Serve warm or chilled. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

Makes 8 servings.