Apple pecan pie

Heather Disarro

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Apple pecan pie brings two of America's greatest pies together in one shell. Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream... or both.

Apple pecan pie

Apple pecan pie

Makes 1 (9-inch) pie


  • 1 frozen deep-dish pie crust
  • 4 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the apples and pecans.
  3. In a small bowl, toss together the flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Stir the lemon juice into the apple mixture.
  5. Stir the flour mixture into the apple mixture.
  6. Pour the entire mixture into the frozen pie shell, mounding up as needed; the apples will cook down.
  7. Bake at 425 degrees F for 30 minutes, then cover loosely with foil and bake another 10 minutes.
  8. Let cool completely before cutting.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.