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Maple Walnut Apple Pie

November 20, 2011

Tired of traditional apple pie? Try this one on for size! You get to add in gooey maple syrup and roasted walnuts for a fun twist on a classic.

You will need:

  • 2 pie crusts
  • 8 apples, peeled and cored and sliced into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 c maple syrup
  • 1/2 c walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2 T flour
  • 3 t cinnamon
  • 1/4 t ginger
  • 1/2 t nutmeg
  • 4 T sugar, divided
  • 1 T butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1 egg, beaten

Then you will…

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a 9-inch pie plate with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Line pie plate with one of the crusts.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the apples, maple syrup, walnuts, flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and 3 T sugar.
  4. Spoon the apple mixture into the pie crust. Dot the apples with the cut butter.
  5. Lay the second crust on top of the apples, cutting in several places to vent.
  6. Press the edges of the top and bottom crust together.
  7. In a small cup, combine the egg with a splash of water to create an egg wash.
  8. Brush the top of the pie with the egg wash and sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of sugar.

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