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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 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: 334 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g 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


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JKvigne 183199
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

"It was great! Loved by everyone."

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PIEGRL 117653
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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PIEGRL 125885
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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peeweemow 117651
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"this is one of the best pies i've ever had! you would NEVER know it was a lower fat version. abosolutely awsome!"

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disalazar 100951
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2010

"OMG so good!!"

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nebraskagirl 100961
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"I've always really enjoyed the full fat version of this pie. I was so excited to bake this slimmed down version and find that it really is just as delectable as the original! YUM!"

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olepest 144918
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"Definitely will make again. Family all thought it was wonderful."

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mrsmichellebradley 100908
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2009

"This was so delicious. I ate almost half of the pie by myself!!"

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Angel_Food 165953
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"Mine tasted much better than it looked. It was very good."

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cicimc 210993
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"Great pie! Only tip, don't try to cut it while it's hot. Completely falls apart when you take it out of the pan!"

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