ENGLISH APPLE PIE W/TOASTED PECANS

Rose Mary Mogan

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@cookinginillinois

I wanted to make a different Apple Dessert, that I had never made before, & this is what I found in my 1967 SOUTHERN LIVING DESSERT COOKBOOK. It really is delicious & so simple & easy to make. I may lessen the amount of sugar used in the recipe next time, but it sure was good. Especially with the toasted pecans on top.

This was the first time I had heard of an ENGLISH APPLE PIE. Quick Simple & Easy. The recipe has been around so long they called the margarine OLEO, from years past. I used butter instead as I always do when baking. The addition of Vietnamese Cinnamon adds lots of flavor.


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Serves:

6 OR MORE DEPENDING ON PORTION SIZE

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 medium
granny smith apples, cored and sliced thinly
3 large
honey crisp apples, cored & sliced thinly
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, (my addition)
1 Tbsp
vietnamese cinnamon (my addition) or use regular cinnamon
1 c
white sugar
1 stick
oleo, (i used butter)
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
all purpose flour + 1 tsp. cinnamon
pinch
salt
20
pecan halves or nuts of your choice optional(my addition)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel, core & slice apples thinly. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Add lemon juice, and toss. This prevents the apples from turning brown.
3
Spray or grease a 9 X 9 Size pan or casserole dish with cooking spray or butter. Then set aside till needed. Combine white sugar with cinnamon and stir to blend then sprinkle over sliced apples, then toss together to mix.
4
Now add apples to prepared casserole dish, and smooth out on top. Set aside till you prepare the topping.
5
Add the stick of butter to a small sauce pan,along with brown sugar, then place over medium high heat and stir until butter melts.
6
Remove from heat & add in the flour with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and stir until mixture comes together and is completely blended.
7
Spread the brown sugar mixture over the top of sliced apples. Then top with pecan halves if desired. Place in Preheated 350 degree F. oven and bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Remove from oven. allow to cool before serving.
8
Serve with your favorite ice cream if desired and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American