Sweet and savory in one pie!
ingredients
ingredients
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step-by-step directions

J. Jackson's Brown Sugar Bacon and Apple Pie

  • For the Pie Crust:
  • 1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Butter (chilled and diced)
  • 1/4 cup Ice water

For the Pie Filling:

  • 5-6 Granny Smith Apples (cored and then sliced and peeled)
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Pie Spice
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Greek Vanilla Yogurt

For the Bacon Lattice and Crumb Topping:

  • 6 Pieces Applewood thick cut bacon
  • 2-3 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • Pinch of Cumin
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar (packed)
  • 3 tablespoons Cold Butter
step-by-step directions
  • For the Pie Crust: In a large bowl, combine flour, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Add in water slowly until dough forms a ball. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for a few hours. 
  • Roll dough out to fit 9" pie plate. Place crust in pie plate. Press the dough in the plate on bottom and sides. 
  • For the Pie Filling: Combine all filling ingredients in a large bowl. Mix to coat apples evenly.
  • For the Bacon Lattice and Crumb Topping: Combine brown sugar, cumin and flakes. Rub sugar mixture on bacon. 
  • Combine flour, brown sugar and cold butter. Mix together with forks or pastry blender until small crumbs form. 
  • For Assembly: Spoon apple filling into crust. Sprinkle with crumb topping mixture. Lattice coated uncooked bacon on top of pie. 
  • Bake pie at 375F for 50 minutes or until apples are tender, bacon is crispy and filling is bubbling. 
  • Let cool slightly and have at it! Serve a la mode, with whipped cream or by itself.
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