+Linking up with Katie and Stephanie for saw it. pinned it. did it.
+This recipe is taken and adapted from She Knows
+6 slices applewood-smoked bacon
+refrigerated pie crust...I got a premade one in the freezer aisle!
+5 small Granny Smith apples+1/4 cup sugar
+1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
+3 tablespoons maple syrup
+1 tablespoon unsalted butter
+Preheat oven to 400 degrees
+Place a sheet of foil over a baking sheet
+Cut six pieces of bacon in half lengthwise
+Weave bacon strips together (see photo above)
+Place a sheet of foil on top and press down
+Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes (check after 15 minutes to make sure it doesn't need to be flipped)
+Take out and set aside!
Apple filling second:
+Turn oven down to 350 degrees+Peel, quarter and core the apples
+Cut each quarter into two slices
+Heat 1 or 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease
+Throw those apple slices in!
+Saute over medium heat for 6-8 minutes (they should be softened)
+Add sugar and cinnamon
+Cook for three to five more minutes until filling becomes syrup-like
+Remove from heat
+Use a basting brush to lightly baste your refridgerated pie crust with one tablespoon maple syrup
+Fill your crust with apple mixture and dot the top with 1 tablespoon of butter broken up into pieces
+Bake for 15 minutes
+Coat both sides of the bacon lattice two table spoons maple syrup+Remove your pie after the 15 minutes is up and place your basket weave on the top of the pie
+Bake for an additional 15 minutes
+Remove, turn off your stove, and let cool!
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