After this traditional pie is golden brown, top it with an oh-so-sweet pecan glaze for a dessert that is simply irresistible.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
bake:
55 mins at 375°
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
10
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Perfect Ending Apple Praline Pie

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Directions

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  • Prepare pastry and divide in half. Form each half into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, roll one ball of the pastry into a 12-inch circle. Transfer to 9-inch pie plate.

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  • In large mixing bowl, stir together granulated sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Add apple slices. Toss gently until coated. Spoon filling into the pastry-lined pie plate. Dot with the 2 tablespoons butter or margarine.

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  • On floured surface, roll out remaining pastry to a 12-inch circle. Cut slits in pastry to let steam escape. Place pastry on filling. Trim top crust 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold top pastry under bottom pastry and crimp edge. Cover edge of crust with foil to prevent overbrowning.

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  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes more or until crust is golden.

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For praline sauce:
  • In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, pecans, and butter or margarine. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally.

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  • Remove pie from oven. Place pie in a shallow baking pan. Pour praline sauce over hot pie (sauce may run down over edge of pie plate onto baking pan). Return to the oven, and bake pie for 5 minutes more. Remove from oven and cool in pan on a wire rack. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Perfect Ending Apple Praline Pie)

510 calories; total fat 25g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 186mg; carbohydrates 71g; fiber 3g; protein 3g.

Pastry for Double-Crust Pie

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  • In a mixing bowl, stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are peasize. Sprinkle 1 ablespoon of cold water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to the side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon cold water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a ball.

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