Dutch Apple Pie

Friday, September 21, 2012

Happy Friday! Thanks for stopping by on this bakefest Friday. In the spirit of fall arriving, I thought I would share my (new) favourite dessert. A combination of warm, delicious apple pie fused together with the sweetness of an apple crisp -- a dutch apple pie! Let me give you a sneak peek into this process.

My mixing bowl looked like this...

...which turned into this....

...and topped with some of this...

...and came out of the oven looking like this...

...and landed on my plate like this:

 Do I have your mouth watering yet?

This recipe is so yummy, I would highly recommend you skip the ol' pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving this year and serve this warm dutch apple pie instead. Believe me, you will be thanked! :) Enjoy!

Dutch Apple Pie
Prep time: 20 min        Cook Time: 50 min           Yield: 1 pie

- 1 ready to use pie crust, or homemade crust

Cream Cheese Filling 
- 1 pkg cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Apple Filling

- 6 McIntosh Apples, peeled, coarsely shredded
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

- 1/4 cup large flake rolled oats
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pie crust.
3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Mix until combined. Pour into pie crust shell. Mix apples, sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl. Spread on top of cream cheese layer.
4. In a separate bowl, mix flour, oats and brown sugar. Add cubed butter and, using two forks or knives, cut butter into mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Spread crumbs over-top of apple mixture.
5. Cover the pie with aluminum foil and bake in bottom third of the oven, uncovering the pie after 20 minutes. Bake for 50 minutes or until cream cheese layer and apples are set.

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1 comment:

  1. This recipe is sooooo yummy I love it!
    Definitely better than any other kind of pie.this was so delicious!yum!


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