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Caramel Apple Pie

 Caramel Apple Pie
I thought there must be a simpler (and less messy!) way to enjoy a caramel apple—and I was right! I developed this recipe myself, and my caramel apple-loving family approved.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups shredded peeled tart apples
  • 35 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 unbaked pie shell (9 inches)


  • Place apples in a strainer to drain. Place caramels and water in a
  • double boiler or metal bowl over simmering water; heat for 10
  • minutes or until caramels are partially melted. Cover and set aside,
  • keeping caramels in pan over heated water.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, flour and
  • eggs. Squeeze excess moisture from apples and stir into egg mixture.
  • Add peanuts. Add melted caramels and stir to mix. Pour into pie
  • shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until set. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 496 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 312 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 73 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.