Sometimes the "retro" recipes are so much more comforting than the new ones being developed at the present time. This is a tried and true classic. Enjoy!
Pastry for a 10 inch pie (either homemade or store bought is fine)
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup Gold Medal Flour
1 t. nutmeg
1 t. cinnamon
2/3 cup chopped pecans
8 cups thinly sliced pared tart apples
3 T. butter or margarine
Heat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare pastry if using homemade.
Stir together sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and pecans; mix with apples. Turn into pastry lined pie pan. Dot with butter.
Cover edge with 2 - 3 inch strip of aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking.
Bake for 50 - 60 minutes. Top with glaze.
For the crunchy pecan glaze:
In a small saucepan combine 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed), 1/3 cup chopped pecans and 2 T. light cream. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until of glaze consistency.