Caramelized Apple Pecan Pie

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt and cool one stick of butter, set aside.
  • Peel and core the apples, cut into 1/2-inch diceed pieces.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and place pecans on a baking sheet; roast about 7 minutes, or until toasty; transfer to a plate to cool; Reduce oven heat to 325 degrees.
  • In a large, non-stick skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter with the 1/4 sugar over high heat; add the apples, stirring frequently, cook until browned: Add brandy and cook until evaporated, let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and corn syrup, flour and cooled melted butter; beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Spoon caramelized apples into a ten inch pie crust; pour the custard over the top; scatter the pecans on the top of the custard, pressing in and pecans that protrude.
  • Bake for about 1 hour or until custard is set, If crust browns too quickly, cover loosley with a piece of foil (release foil works great), Best served with whipped mascarpone cheese or whipped cream.
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