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Upside-Down Pecan Apple Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Victoria Sinor
Added: Monday, June 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. chopped pecans 3/4 c. sugar
1/3 c. brown sugar 1 t. cinnamon
2 T. melted butter or margarine 3 T. melted
2 unbaked pastry shells 9 inches each butter or
4 apples, pared and sliced margarine
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 c. coconut
1/2 c. chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 450. Mix butter and brown sugar. Place in bottom of one pie tin. Arrange pecan halves in the sugar mixture. Put pie shell on top of pecans, leaving 1/2 inch of pastry hanging outside pan. Mix apples with sugar, lemon, cinnamon, chopped pecans, coconut and butter. Place in pie as level as possible. Cover with second pie pastry circle. With edges from the first pie pastry, fold edges over, moistening as you go. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes. Reduce to 350 degrees and bake 30-40 minutes. Remove from oven. When syrup stops bubbling, invert pie onto serving plate. Remove the pie plate.

 

 

 

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