Apple Almond Pie

posted by jewel 10-12-100 10:30 AM

Apple Almond Pie
Categories: Pies, Desserts
Yield: 8 servings

1 Pie crust, single crust
3/4 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Corn starch
3 Eggs
1/2 cup Butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup Corn syrup, light or dark
1/4 tsp. Almond extract
2 cups Apples, peeled and chopped
1 cup Almonds, toasted and sliced
1 Apple, peeled and sliced thin
2 tbl. Almonds, toasted and sliced

Prepare pie crust for filled one-crust pie using 9-inch pan. Flute edge. Heat oven to 375F. Reserve 2 Tbl. sugar.

In medium bowl, combine remaining sugar and corn starch. Add eggs, beating well to combine. Stir in butter, corn syrup and almond extract. Mix in apples and almonds. Pour into pie crust-lined pan. If desired, garnish with apple slices overlapped in a circle around edge of pie. Sprinkle center with almonds. Sprinkle reserved sugar over top.

Bake at 375F for 50 minutes or until center of pie is set. Cool completely on wire rack. Store in refrigerator.

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