Upside Down Apple Pie

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 8
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

2 pie pastry, prepared (use the crust that is rolled in the ref. section)
PECANS
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/4 c butter melted
1 c pecan halves
FILLING
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
x4
Well Seasoned
orlando, FL (pop. 238,300)
kimijo
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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Directions

1
Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Preheat of to 425F.
2
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.
3
In large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon. Add apples and toss to coat. Fill crust.
4
To arrange..pecans on the bottom, then crust, then filling and then other crust. Brush top crust with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
5
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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