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Apple Pear Praline Pie

Servings: 10 servings
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Cool Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
A perfect pie for Thanksgiving!
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Ingredients

For the pie:

  • 1 double-crust pie recipe
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar (150 grams)
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour (30 grams)
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups apples , peeled, cored, and sliced thin (380 grams)
  • 4 cups pears , peeled, cored, and sliced thin (513 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , cubed (28 grams)

For the praline topping:

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter (56 grams)
  • ½ cup packed light or dark brown sugar (55 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • cup chopped pecans (37 grams)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll one pie crust out into a 13-inch circle. Transfer to a 9-inch baking dish. Roll out the second pie crust.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the sugar, flour, nutmeg, salt, apples, and pears. Dump into the pie crust lined pie dish. Top with the bits of butter. Place second pie crust on top. Tuck pie crust into dish and crimp as desired. Cut slits in the top crust for vents.
  • Place pie on the prepared sheet pan and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 20-30 minutes until crust is golden brown and filling is visibly bubbling through the vents.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Add the brown sugar and heavy cream and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 more minutes. Drizzle on top on the cooked pie and sprinkle with pecans. Return pie to oven and bake for 3-4 minutes, just until praline sauce is bubbly.
  • Remove and let cool at least 30 minutes before serving. Store leftovers in the fridge.
Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Gardens.

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal, Carbohydrates: 54g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 22mg, Sodium: 192mg, Potassium: 174mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 37g, Vitamin A: 299IU, Vitamin C: 5mg, Calcium: 27mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Annalise

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