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Upside-Down Apple Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Fran McGuire - Daughter of George and Jennie Tuinstra
Added: Monday, June 4, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 stick butter, melted, divided
1/2 c packed light brown sugar
1/2 c chopped pecans
1 pkg (15 oz) folded refrigerated pie crusts
1 c granulated sugar
1/3 c all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp cinnamon
5 large Granny Smith or other firm apples

Directions:
Directions:
Peel, core, an cut apples into 1/2" wedges. Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat deep-dish pie plate with nonstick cooking spray. Line with waxed paper and spray again. Combine 4 tbsp butter, brown sugar, and pecans. Mix well and spread over pie plate. Unfold 1 pie crust and press crust firmly against nut mixture and sides of pan. Combine granulated sugar, flour, cinnamon, and remaining 2 tbsp butter. Mix well. Add apples and toss gently to coat. Spoon into pie crust. Unflold the 2nd pie crust. Place over apple mixture. Trim and fold edges together to seal. Cut 4 1" slits. Bake 1 for 1 - 1/4 hours, or, until the crust is golden. Place cookie sheet on shelf under pie. Carefully loosen waxed paper around the rim and invert pie onto a serving plate while still hot. Remove waxed paper and allow to cool slightly. Cut into wedges and serve warm, or allow to cool completely before serving.

 

 

 

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