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Creamy Apple Pie

Makes: 8 to 10 servings
Prep 1 hr Bake 350°F 10 mins Cool 15 mins Chill 4 hrs
Creamy Apple Pie
Ingredients
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2  cups  finely crushed crunchy oat and honey granola bars (about 12 bars)
  • 1  cup  flaked coconut
  • 1/4  cup  butter, melted
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
  • 1/2  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 7  large cooking apples, peeled, cored and cut into thick slices (about 3-1/2 lb.)
  • 1 8  ounce carton  mascarpone cheese or one 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 2  tablespoons  amaretto or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1  cup  whipping cream
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray.

2. Combine crushed bars, coconut, and 1/4 cup butter. Press on bottom and up sides of pie plate. Bake 10 minutes. Cool. In very large skillet melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Stir in apples. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 25 minutes or until apples are very tender; stir occasionally.

3. Cool 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in large bowl beat cheese, granulated sugar, and amaretto with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds or until light and fluffy. In medium bowl beat whipping cream on medium speed until soft peaks form; beat into mascarpone mixture on low speed until combined. Layer half of the apple mixture in piecrust. Spread half of the cheese-whipped cream mixture atop the apples. Layer remaining apple mixture atop cheese-whipped cream mixture. Spread with remaining cheese-whipped cream mixture. Cover loosely and chill at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Creamy Apple Pie)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 698,
  • Fat, total (g) 43,
  • chol. (mg) 101,
  • sat. fat (g) 24,
  • carb. (g) 77,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 11,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 7,
  • sugar (g) 54,
  • pro. (g) 11,
  • vit. A (IU) 777,
  • vit. C (mg) 8,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 265,
  • Potassium (mg) 382,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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