Apple Pecan Torte

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • Unfold both pie crusts.
  • Cut each crust in half.
  • Place crust halves on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Prick several times with fork.
  • Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool while preparing filling.
  • In large microwave-safe bowl, combine apples sugar, flour, cinnamon, butter and vanilla Mix well.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • Stir.
  • Microwave an additional 3 to 6 minutes, or until apples are tender (stirring once halfway through cooking) Place 1/2 cup of frosting in a small microwave safe bowl; set aside.
  • Add remaining frosting to apple mixture; stir until apples are coated.
  • Place one crust half in center of ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Spread with 1/3 of apple mixture (about 1 cup); sprinkle with 1/4 cup of pecans Top with second crust half, pressing lightly.
  • Repeat layers ending with fourth crust half.
  • Cover loosely with foil.
  • Bake at 450 for 8 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake an additional 1 or 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Microwave reserved frosting on high for 20 to 30 seconds, or until melted.
  • Pour over top of torte and spread to edges.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans.
  • Cool 15 minutes.
  • To serve, cut into wedges.
  • If desired, serve with ice cream or whipped topping.
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