Apple Pecan Cheese Pie

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups creamed cottage cheese (see Note)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups chopped green apples
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 unbaked pie shell
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Beat together eggs and cottage cheese. Add vanilla, syrup, flour, orange peel and nutmeg. Blend thoroughly. Stir in apples and pecans.
  3. Pour filling into 9-inch unbaked pie shell. Bake at 325°F for 1 hour. Top of pie will be evenly dark brown when done.
  4. NOTE: If you are unable to find creamed cottage cheese at your supermarket, put ordinary cottage cheese (large or small curd) in your blender and pulse until mixture is smooth. Measure 2 cups of the mixture for this recipe.
  5. Makes about 1 pie.

Ready in: 1 Hr 15 Min

Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell

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