Prepare double crust for pie. Roll out half of pie crust, place in pie shell.
Mix together in large bowl:
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup flour
- ½ tsp nutmeg
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- Dash salt
- 4-5 cups peeled and thinly sliced cooking apples (Jonathon, pippin, etc)
- 2 T lemon juice
Place apples into prepared pie crust, put dabs of butter across top of apples. Roll out other half of crust, place over top of apples, and flute edge. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 ¼ hours.
Place in small saucepan:
- ½ cup butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 T heavy cream
Bring mixture to a boil and stir constantly for 2-4 minutes.
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped.
Pour topping over fully baked pie while still warm.