Upside Down Apple Pie

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 2 Ratings
Serves: 8
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2 pie pastry, prepared (use the crust that is rolled in the ref. section)
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/4 c butter melted
1 c pecan halves
1/2 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp flour
1/4 c butter, melted
2 Tbsp cinnamon
4 c sliced and peeled tart apples (granny smith)

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Kimi Gaines Recipe
Well Seasoned
orlando, FL (pop. 238,300)
Member Since Aug 2010
Kimi's notes for this recipe:
My mom made this a few times. It is such a pretty pie and delicious too. A little involved but worth the time and calories. Top it off with some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Preheat of to 425F.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; stir in pecans. Arrange in the bottom of prepared pie plate and rounded sides of pecans facing down.
In large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon. Add apples and toss to coat. Fill crust.
To arrange..pecans on the bottom, then crust, then filling and then other crust. Brush top crust with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
Place pie on cookie sheet in case of boil over. Cook for 15 minutes on 425F. Turn oven down to 375F for 45 minutes. If crust is getting too brown; cover with pie crust shield or aluminum foil. Cool for 15 minutes then invert on a plate. Serve with ice cream or whipped topping.

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user Kimi Gaines kimijo - Sep 27, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Carole F BakersQueen - Sep 27, 2011
I have had this pie many times, sooooo delicious! A friend of mine makes it and I always forget to ask her for the recipe. Thanks for sharing, Kimmie. Saving for sure!!
user Toni T Toni6921 - Sep 27, 2011
Great recipe!! This one is definitely saved!!! Thanks, Kimi.
user donna morales Donnald07 - Sep 27, 2011
wow does this ever look good. Got this one saved. thanks for sharing Kimi

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