upside-down layered apple cheese pie

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Linsey Ballard
from Perrin, TX

you have to try this pie...its so good :)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6-8
prep time 35 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For upside-down layered apple cheese pie

  • 2/3 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounces) philadelphia cream cheese (softened or cubed), softened
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger

How To Make upside-down layered apple cheese pie

  • 1
    In a small bowl, combine the pecans, brown sugar and butter; spread into a greased 9-in. pie plate. Roll out one pastry to fit the pie plate; place over pecan mixture. Trim pastry even with edge of plate.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, 1 tablespoon sugar and vanilla until blended; spread over pastry. In large bowl, combine the apples, flour, lemon juice, cinnamon, ginger and remaining sugar; pour over cheese mixture.
  • 3
    Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top.
  • 4
    Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm.

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