|1||refrigerated pie crust|
|8||Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced (6 cups)|
|½||cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided|
|¼||cup all-purpose flour|
|2||tablespoons maple syrup, divided|
|1||teaspoon apple pie spice|
|1||teaspoon grated lemon zest|
|10||slices HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Apple Cider Bacon|
|1||tablespoon apple cider|
Heat oven to 400°F. Lay pie crust in bottom of a 9-inch pie pan. Crimp as desired.
In large bowl, stir together apples, ½ cup brown sugar, flour, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, apple pie spice and lemon zest.
Transfer apple mixture into pie crust.
Weave bacon strips into a lattice on top of pie, trimming ends if necessary. Place pie on large rimmed baking sheet.
In small bowl, combine remaining brown sugar and maple syrup. Stir in apple cider.
Bake 40 minutes. Brush bacon lattice with brown sugar mixture. Bake 10 minutes or until bacon lattice is crisped, apple mixture is bubbly and crust is deep golden brown.
Allow to cool completely before slicing.