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Puff Pastry Apple Pie

Inspired: Food & Wine | Yields: 1 9 inch pie/8 servings| Level: Easy | Total Time: 90 minutes 

Ingredients:

Pie:

§  1 sheet puff pastry, thawed

§  5 cups Granny Smith Apples, sliced

§  ¼ cup brown sugar

§  ¼ cup granulated sugar

§  ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

§  dash of nutmeg

§  ¼ cup all purpose flour

§  ¼  teaspoon salt

Frosted Flakes Topping:

§  1 cup golden brown sugar, packed

§  ¼ cup all purpose flour

§  ¼ cup old fashioned oats

§  ½ cup cold butter, cubed

§  1 cup frosted flakes cereal, crushed

 

Materials Needed:

-          1 9 inch glass pie pan

-          parchment paper

-          1 large baking sheet

-          1 rolling pin

-          cooking spray

-          1 large bowl

-          1 medium bowl

-          1 rubber spatula

-          1 whisk

-          1 cutting board

-          1 knife

-          1 pastry cutter/fork

 

Directions:

Pie:

1.        Grease bottom and sides of 9 inch pie pan. (Optional: Line bottom pan with parchment paper.)

2.       Preheat oven 400°F.

3.       Roll out your puff pastry sheet. Transfer to pie pan.

4.       Chill in freezer for 30 minutes.

5.       In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour, and salt.

6.       Add the apples and use a rubber spatula to toss apples gently around until coated.

7.       Transfer to prepared crust. Chill in fridge while you make topping.

Frosted Flakes Topping:

8.       In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, and oats.

9.       Use a pastry cutter to cut butter into mixture until coarse crumbs form.

10.   Add in half of the crushed frosted flakes and mix slightly.

11.   Remove pie from fridge.

12.   Sprinkle streusel on top of apple filling. Add some crushed frosted flakes.

13.   Bake for 30 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 375°F. Sprinkle the rest of the crushed frosted flakes on top and continue to bake for 30 more minutes, or until top is golden brown.

14.   Allow pie to cool for 25 minutes before serving.

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