This is a delicious, open-faced apple pie with a crunchy, sweet almond topping. It 's made with 12 apples sliced thinly and coated with sugar, cinnamon and a splash of vanilla. The apples are then heaped into an unbaked pie crust, topped with almonds and
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 12 apples
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 8 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
Peel, core, and thinly slice the apples. Mix the apples with the white sugar, 4 tablespoons cinnamon, and vanilla. Add the water. When the apples are well coated, place in the pie shell.
Combine the brown sugar with the almonds and the remaining 4 tablespoons cinnamon. Sprinkle on top of the pie.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
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