Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan Crumble

Open-Face Apple Pie with Salted Pecan Crumble Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes


1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon lemon zest
5 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
Garnish: prepared caramel sauce


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; add apple slices, tossing to coat.

2. Roll Pie Dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Transfer gently to 9-inch pie plate; trim excess dough around edges, and crimp. Arrange apple mixture over pastry. Top with Salted Pecan Crumble.

3. Bake 1 hour, 30 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown. Remove from oven; cool completely before slicing. Garnish, if desired.

David Guas,

Coastal Living

November 2012