Apple Almond Custard Pie

Makes 8 servings
Bake Time
50 minutes
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1/4 cup Argo® Corn Starch
3 eggs
1/2 cup butter OR margarine, melted
1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups peeled, chopped apples (about 2 large)
1 cup sliced or slivered almonds, toasted
1 (9-inch) Pie Crust
1 apple, peeled and thinly sliced (optional)
Sliced almonds, toasted (optional)

Preheat oven to 375º F (190º C).

Reserve 2 tablespoons sugar. Combine remaining sugar and corn starch in a medium bowl. Beat in eggs until well blended. Stir in butter, corn syrup and almond extract. Mix in chopped apples and almonds. Pour into pie crust.

If desired, garnish with apple slices arranged in a circle around edge of pie; fill center with additional toasted almonds. Sprinkle reserved sugar over top.

Bake 50 minutes or until puffed and set. Cool on wire rack.