Caramel-Crunch Apple Pie
This sweet apple pie will make you the hit of every party. Slices are even better served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
- 28 caramels
- 2 tablespoons water
- 5 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (about 2 pounds)
- 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup Diamond of California Chopped Walnuts
- In a heavy saucepan, combine caramels and water. Cook and stir over
- low heat until melted; stir until smooth.
- Arrange a third of the apples in pastry shell; drizzle with a third
- of the caramel mixture. Repeat layers twice. In a small bowl,
- combine the flour, sugar and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly.
- Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle over pie.
- Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until apples are tender (cover
- edges with foil during the last 15 minutes to prevent overbrowning
- if necessary). Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour. Store in the
- refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 509 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 264 mg sodium,