Easy Recipes: Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

My friend Kim makes this amazingly delicious apple pie.

It is her mother-in-law’s recipe and it is an apple pie like you have never had before.

It is perfect for Fall. Perfect for Winter.

Perfect for Thanksgiving. Perfect for Christmas.

And did I mention it is easy to make? (You know easy recipes are what I love.)

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Ingredients:

  • 5-6 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 c chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c margarine or butter
  • 2 T flour
  • 1/2 T cinnamon
  • 1/8 T nutmeg
  • 2 rolled refrigerator pie crusts

Melt the butter.

Once melted, stir in the brown sugar.

Whisk until well combine.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Place the chopped pecans evenly in the bottom of a pie plate.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Pour the butter/brown sugar mixture over the pecans evenly.

Top with one of the unrolled pie crusts.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

In a large bowl place your apple slices.

Add the flour, granulated sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Mix well to evenly coat the apples.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Dump the apples on top of the pie crust already in the pie plate.

Distribute apples evenly, of course.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Place the second unrolled pie crust over the apples and tuck in the edges.

Make a few slits or cut-outs in the top of the crust so it can vent.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes or until the crust is golden.

Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes.

Be sure to tell your husband to leave the pie alone because it is not ready. (Not that my husband cut a slice of pie before I flipped it…)

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Once the pie has cooled for 5 minutes, flip it over onto a plate or platter.

Your buttery pecan sugar mixture will be on top of the pie now.

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Slice it up and serve it.

A scoop of vanilla ice cream is delish with this!

How to make an Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie

Have you ever had pecans in your apple pie? It really is an awesome combination.

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Easy Recipes: Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie
Dessert
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Ingredients
  • 5-6 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 c chopped pecans
  • ½ c brown sugar
  • ¼ c granulated sugar
  • ⅓ c margarine or butter
  • 2 T flour
  • ½ T cinnamon
  • ⅛ T nutmeg
  • 2 rolled refrigerator pie crusts
Instructions
  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Once melted, stir in the brown sugar. Whisk until well combine.
  3. Place the chopped pecans evenly in the bottom of a pie plate.
  4. Pour the butter/brown sugar mixture over the pecans evenly.
  5. Top with one of the unrolled pie crusts.
  6. In a large bowl place your apple slices.
  7. Add the flour, granulated sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well to evenly coat the apples.
  8. Dump the apples on top of the pie crust already in the pie plate. Distribute apples evenly, of course.
  9. Place the second unrolled pie crust over the apples and tuck in the edges.
  10. Make a few slits or cut-outs in the top of the crust so it can vent.
  11. Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes or until the crust is golden.
  12. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  13. Once the pie has cooled for 5 minutes, flip it over onto a plate or platter. Your buttery pecan sugar mixture will be on top of the pie now.
  14. Slice it up and serve it.

Comments

    • says

      Tulip- it is so, so good.

      I have to be in the mood for pecan pie and for apple pie, but this…. this is melt in your mouth amazing!

      Thanks for stopping by.

  1. Kim Idell says

    It is so yummy! We have it every Thanksgiving and Christmas. It is always on our dessert menu. It looks hard to make but is so easy!

    Good job Crystal! It turned out great.

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