This pie started from an inspiration I found on Pinterest.. Making the crust from a store bought tube of cinnamon rolls. What a brilliant idea!! A small bag of apples from my dads tree, some pecans and there you have it!!!
I first laid the cinnamon rolls out on the counter and rolled them flat with a rolling pin making sure all the sides are connecting. Transfer to a lightly greased pie plate. Be sure and press together any holes.
For the filling I peeled and sliced about 8 cups of apples. I mixed the following to the apples:
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Pour in your uncooked cinnamon roll crust
For the topping, mix the following together: ( I used a food processor, I pulsed until I got a fine crumble).
1/2 stick of butter – diced
1/2 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup of pecans
Pinch of salt
Sprinkle this on your apples and bake 400 degrees for 45 minutes.
When your pie comes out of the oven use the topping that came with the cinnamon rolls and pipe it on top while hot!
Serve with vanilla ice cream dusted with cinnamon and sugar .. Enjoy!