Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

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Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie

Linda Nix

By
@Italylover

My family's favorite pie hands down!
I came up with the recipe by combining a pie recipe with a crumb crust for a cake recipe.


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Serves:

6 -8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
unbaked pie crust
1/2 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
salt
6 medium
granny smith apples

CRUMB TOPPING

1 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
quick cooking oats
1/2 c
butter

PASTRY

1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/3 c
shortening
4 - 5 Tbsp
ice water

CARAMEL TOPPING

1/2 c
toasted pecan pieces
1/4 c
caramel ice cream topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F.

2.Prepare pie crust and chill until ready to use.

3.Peel and slice apples. Mix together sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt. Add apples and toss to coat.

4.Pour mixture into unbaked pie shell and cover completely with crumb topping, going to the very edge of the crust, being careful to leave no exposed apple.

5.Tent pie with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.

6.Remove foil from pie and bake additional 30-35 minutes until topping is nice and brown.

7.Remove from oven and cool for 15 minutes on wire rack. While pie is still warm but not too hot sprinkle the pecans on top of crumb topping and drizzle caramel over pecans, covering entire crumb topping. Cool pie completely before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
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