Makeover Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie Recipe
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Makeover Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie Recipe

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I lost 120 pounds and want my favorite pie to fit my new eating habits. This version better suits a healthy lifestyle and still delivers out-of-this-world taste. —Ronda Davis, King, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping, room temperature

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 334 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and vanilla. Combine the pecans, sugars, cinnamon and cornstarch; add to apple mixture and toss to coat. Pour into pastry shell.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle over filling.
  3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is browned. Immediately drizzle with caramel topping. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p20

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 334 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

"It was great! Loved by everyone."

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"I made this pie today I thought is was very good cant tell it was on the light side still plenty sweet pie is my thing LOL"

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"I made this pie today it was very good pie is my thing I like the lighter version cant tell ."

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