Candy Apple Pie Recipe
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Candy Apple Pie Recipe

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This is the only apple pie my husband will eat, but that's all right since he makes it as often as I do. Like a combination of apple and pecan pie, it's a sweet treat that usually tops off our holiday meals from New Year's all the way through to Christmas! -Cindy Kleweno, Burlington, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 476 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lime juice. Combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt; add to apples and toss lightly.
  2. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom crust and trim even with edge; fill with apple mixture. Dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges; cut slits in pastry.
  3. Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and apples are tender.
  4. For topping, melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in brown sugar and cream; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and stir in pecans.
  5. Pour over top crust. Bake 3-4 minutes longer or until bubbly. Place on a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Candy Apple Pie in Taste of Home August/September 1994, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 476 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2014

"I highly urge you to bring the apples and sugar and cinnamon and flour to a boil until the apples are tender!!! ---then put in pie crust. I also add some apple cider or apple wine to boil the apples in. If you don;t do this it will take 2 hours to bake!! Excellent texture and wonderful pie."

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2014

"very sweet"

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

"Loved it! Just added a scoop of vanilla ice cream and it was the perfect sweetness! Very easy to make also."

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

"My grandfather was a baker and after he passed I always used his receipe for Apple pie until I found this, this is the best pie I have ever made. My husband ate the whole thing."

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"Although this isn't the exact recipe I have and made, it's the closest one. The recipe that I have from Taste of Home calls for 1/2 tsp cinn. or nutmeg. Under topping it calls for 1/4 cup butter/margarine, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 T heavy cream, and 1/2 cup chopped pecans. I've had this recipe card for probably 17 years and this is the first time I've made this pie. It was excellent and my kids loved it as much as the apple pie that I make every Thanksgiving and Christmas."

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