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Praline Apple Pie

 Praline Apple Pie
I've won a couple of first-place prizes at our county fair with this pie! See if it becomes a prize-winner at your house, too.--Bev Higley, Londonderry, Ohio
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling


  • 7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apple (about 8 medium)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon half-and-half cream
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • In a large bowl, combine the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and
  • nutmeg. Line pie plate with bottom crust; brush well with apple
  • cider. Add apple mixture; pour any remaining cider over all. Drizzle
  • with butter. Top with second crust; flute edges to seal. Cut slits
  • in top. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes.
  • For topping, melt butter in a small saucepan. Add the brown sugar,
  • cider and cream. Bring to a full rolling boil over low heat,
  • stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and stir in pecans.
  • Remove pie from oven (leave oven on) and place on a baking sheet.

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Praline Apple Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Slowly pour topping over pie. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until
  • topping bubbles. Cool on a wire rack for at least 1 hour before
  • serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 550 calories, 26 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 79 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.