Apple-Pear Praline Pie

Apples and praline become a delicious combination in this recipe.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

6
cups thinly sliced peeled Granny Smith apples
3
cups thinly sliced peeled pears
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
to 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
bag (8 oz) toffee bits (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup half-and-half
1
cup chopped pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, gently toss apples, pears, granulated sugar, 1/4 cup flour, the cinnamon and salt. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9 1/2- inch glass deep-dish pie plate; sprinkle lightly with 1 tablespoon flour. Spoon apple mixture into crust-lined plate; dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the toffee bits. Top with second pie crust; seal and flute edges. Cut slits in several places in top crust to allow steam to escape.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  • 4 In 1-quart saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat. Stir in brown sugar and half-and-half. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in pecans. Spread sauce over top of hot pie; sprinkle with remaining toffee bits. Cool on cooling rack 2 hours before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
890
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
47g
47%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
),
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
114g
114%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 9 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
7 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.