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Maple Apple Cream Pie

We think this deliciously different dessert is a nice change from a traditional apple pie. Who can resist its tender apples smothered in a silky maple-flavored cream? This pie is definitely worth a try. -Christi Paulton, Phelps, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 medium Golden Delicious apples (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a skillet, melt butter. Add apples and brown sugar; cook and stir until apples are tender and coated, 15-20 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Spread evenly into shell.
  • In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and syrup until smooth; gradually add milk. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; add vanilla. Cool to room temperature without stirring. Pour over apples. Chill until set, about 2 hours.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Gradually add sugar and cinnamon; beat until stiff peaks form. Serve with pie. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 421 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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