1/2 stick melted butter
1.5 cup almonds
In a food processor grind almonds until they form a flour. While the machine is running drizzle melted butter into almonds.* Remove and press into a small (9-10 inch) piepan to form a crust. Blind bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
3 apples slice or chopped
1/2 stick butter
2-3 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or both.
In a skillet, melt butter then add apples, cinnamon and applesauce. Simmer until apples are tender, and filling is gooey and bubbly.* Pour into crust and top with chopped walnuts. Bake at 350 for about 30-35 minutes.
* A small amount of hot water can sometimes be helpful.