Apple Pecan Cheese Pie
Orange-scented, maple-sweetened apple and pecan custard pie.
4 large eggs
2 cups cottage cheese
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped pecans
1 (10-inch) unbaked pie shell
- In a bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat together eggs with cottage cheese. Add vanilla, maple syrup, flour, grated orange peel, and nutmeg. Blend thoroughly. Stir in apples and pecans.
- Pour the filling into a 9-inch unbaked pie shell.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for about 1 hour, or until the top is nicely browned.
Makes 8 servings.