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Cinnamon-Apple Pie with Caramel-Pecan Sauce

Cinnamon-Apple Pie with Caramel-Pecan Sauce
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8
Just when you thought apple pie couldn't get any better...caramel-pecan sauce sends this pie to a new level!
Updated January 10, 2010
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

Pie

  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (4 medium)
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar

Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll pie crust on cookie sheet.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Spoon onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over filling, ruffling decoratively. Brush crust edge with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon granulated sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender, covering with foil last 10 minutes if necessary to prevent excessive browning.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup; heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Boil gently 2 minutes. Add pecans. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pecans are lightly toasted. Remove from heat. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla. Cool 15 minutes. Serve over warm or cool pie.

  • Plate like the pros! Drizzle a thin line of sauce back and forth on the plate before adding a slice of pie. Drizzle top of pie slice with more sauce before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Slice Pie and 2 Tbsp Sauce)
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
34g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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