Southern Ambrosia Apple Pie

Laura Yoder

By
@lkyoder34

This recipe takes some time but the end results are so worth the effort. It is a wonderful spin on a traditional apple pie. Enjoy!


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Serves:

8

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
packed light brown sugar
1/2 c
apple juice
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
4 c
thinly sliced and peeled granny smith apples
2 tsp
lemon juice
1
9" baked pastry shell
1
egg
2/3 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
flaked coconut
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

PECAN CREAM TOPPING

1- 8oz.
cream cheese
1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
chopped toasted pecans
1 tsp
vanilla extract
8 oz
thawed whipped topping
whole toasted pecans for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a sauce pan over medium heat, bring brown sugar, apple juice, butter, cornstarch, and salt to a boil. Stir in apples and lemon juice; cook and stir over low heat until apples are crisp-tender, 5-8 minutes. Pour into pastry shell. In a small bowl, beat egg, milk, sugar, coconut, vanilla and cinnamon; mix well. Pour over apple miture. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minuts or until miture is set. Cool on a wire rack. For topping, beat the cream cheese and sugar in a mixing bowl. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Fold in whipped topping. Spread over pie. Garnish with pecans if desired. Chill for 4-6 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #apple, #Ambrosia