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Caramelized Apple Pecan Pie

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“A delicious pecan pie with granny smith apples. This makes a 10 inch pie.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
YIELD:
1 10inch pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt and cool one stick of butter, set aside.
  2. Peel and core the apples, cut into 1/2-inch diceed pieces.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and place pecans on a baking sheet; roast about 7 minutes, or until toasty; transfer to a plate to cool; Reduce oven heat to 325 degrees.
  4. In a large, non-stick skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter with the 1/4 sugar over high heat; add the apples, stirring frequently, cook until browned: Add brandy and cook until evaporated, let cool.
  5. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and corn syrup, flour and cooled melted butter; beat in eggs and vanilla.
  6. Spoon caramelized apples into a ten inch pie crust; pour the custard over the top; scatter the pecans on the top of the custard, pressing in and pecans that protrude.
  7. Bake for about 1 hour or until custard is set, If crust browns too quickly, cover loosley with a piece of foil (release foil works great), Best served with whipped mascarpone cheese or whipped cream.

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