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Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

 Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie
You'll love the smell in your kitchen—and the smiles on everybody's faces—when you make this scrumptious pie that's drizzled with caramel sauce. It's takes me back home to Virginia and being at my granny's table. —Gloria Castro, Santa Rose, California
8 ServingsPrep: 45 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 7 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping, room temperature
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping, room temperature

Directions

  • In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and vanilla. Combine
  • the pecans, sugars, cinnamon and cornstarch; add to apple mixture
  • and toss to coat. Pour caramel topping over bottom of pastry shell;
  • top with apple mixture (shell will be full). Drizzle with butter.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, pecans and sugar. Cut in butter
  • until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over filling.
  • Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until filling is bubbly and

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Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • topping is browned. Immediately drizzle with caramel topping. Cool
  • on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 608 calories, 35 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 267 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 5 g protein.