Bacon Weave Apple Pie

Bacon lovers, rejoice! This Bacon-Weave Apple Pie is a sweet and salty twist on the classic.

What You’ll Need:
  • 1 package Drake Meats Maple Bacon
  • Crust ready-made or homemade (see below)
    • 1 ¼ cups gluten free graham crackers – crushed
    • ½ cup of melted butter
    • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 can of Apple Filling or homemade (see below)
    • 4 cups apples peeled, cored, and diced
    • Juice of 1/2 lemon
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
    • 1/3 cup cornstarch
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. Crust
    1. Combine the sugar with the crushed graham cracker crumbs.
    2. Add the melted butter and mix well until a dry paste is formed.
    3. Press into pie plate or spring form pan.
  2. Filling
    1. Place apples in a large bowl and toss with lemon juice.
    2. Place water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a medium saucepan. Stir to combine then bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often.
    3. Once the mixture boils, boil it for two minutes.
    4. Add the apples, turn to a simmer and cover, stirring often, until the apples soften, about 5-8 minutes.
    5. Once pie filling cools add to the crust.
  3. Add bacon in a weave pattern to the top of the pie.
  4. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes until bacon is well cooked (if a crisper bacon is preferred broil on high for an addition 1-2 minutes until desired crispness is achieved).