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CINNAMON APPLE CROSTATA


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Serves 6 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

1- pie crust-yours or purchased

FILLING:
1/2 cup sugar
4 tsp. cornstarch
2 tsp. cinnamon
4 cups thinly sliced apples ( 4 med.)
1 tsp. sugar
2 tbsp. chopped pecans

TOPPING:
whipped cream, if desired


Heat oven to 450°


Place pie crust on ungreased cookie sheet.


In med bowl, combine 1/2 c sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon; mix well.


Add apples; toss gently.


Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edges.


Fold edges to crust over filling, ruffling decoratively.


Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with 1 tsp sugar.


Bake at 450° or 15 min or until crust is golden brown.


Sprinkle pecans over apple mixture.


Bake an additional 5 to 15 min. or until apples are tender.


Serve with whipped cream.


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Notes

This is a great dessert for anyone who would like a apple pie but are not up to the job of making the whole pie. I got this recipe from a mag. several years ago and have since made it very often. Usually do use the purchased crust to save time.

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