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Apple Praline Pie

No recipe image available.America's favorite pie topped with a Southern favorite—praline.

Recipe Ingredients:

Filling:
6 cups peeled and thinly sliced apples
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons apple pie spice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Pastry for (9-inch) double-crust pie

Praline Topping:
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. For Filling: In a bowl, combine apples, sugar, flour, apple pie spice and salt; toss lightly. Spoon mixture into pastry lined pan. Dot with margarine. Top with second crust; seal and flute. Cut vents in several places.
  3. Bake 50 to 55 minutes, or until the apples are tender and lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool. Prepare Praline Topping.
  4. For Praline Topping: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  5. In a small saucepan melt butter. Stir in brown sugar and cream. Heat to boiling; remove from the stovetop and add pecans. Spread on top of baked pie.
  6. Place pie on a baking sheet and return to oven. Bake in oven for 5 minutes or until the topping is bubbling. Remove pie from oven and cool pie at least 1 hour before serving.

Makes 8 servings.