Apple Chess Pie

Apple Chess Pie

Serves 8

1 (9-inch) pie shell
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
2 Braeburn or Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Whipped cream (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 425&deg degrees F. Lightly prick bottom of pie shell with fork; bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside.
  2. Reduce oven heat to 325&deg degrees F. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat butter, both sugars, and the salt until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition. Stir in chopped apples, sour cream, pecans, flour, and vanilla.
  3. Spread mixture in pie shell and bake 50 to 60 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. If desired, garnish with whipped cream, and serve.

Nutrition information per serving without whipped cream
Protein: 5g; Fat: 29g; Carbohydrate: 46g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 306mg; Cholesterol: 115mg; Calories: 455.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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