Pie.....green Apple-Green Chile Pie.....sweet-Hot Pie

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by Timothy H.

Johnny Appleseed would never of dreamed of this combo! But all the restaurants in New Mexico have it right.Green apple (Granny Smith) and green chiles make the perfect sweet-hot,all-american desert.Topped with ice cream.

Top Review by Margo Elaine

Thanks AuntSana. It WAS a lot of work I thought too but soooooo worth it! Our new favourite dessert. I added frozen orange juice concentrate instead of grandmarnier, and lime ju. instead of vinegar second time I made this. The amt. of water scared me but it worked out and just a bit cooked over. I used jalapeno chilies. Moontan Master this is the BEST green chili apple pie recipe ever!

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Directions

  1. Make the filling: In a large saucepan over medium heat,melt the butter.Add apples and toss to coat.Stir in 1/2-1 cup water,chiles,brown sugar,cinnamon,vinegar and Gran Marnier.Bring to a boil,reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.Remove from heat and set aside.The filling can be prepared 4 days in advance.
  2. Preheat oven to 400.Thaw pie crust and fill with pie weights.Bake pie shell for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile,make the crimble topping:Pulse all ingredients in a food processor,about 15 seconds until crumbly.Set aside.
  4. Remove pie crust from oven,discard weights,and fill with prepared apple filling.Cover the filling with the crumble topping.Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown.
  5. This is excellent with ice cream on top!

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