Cinnamon Caramel-Crunch Apple Pie Recipe
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Cinnamon Caramel-Crunch Apple Pie Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 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 chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 509 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 264mg sodium, 75g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine caramels and water. Cook and stir over low heat until melted; stir until smooth.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Caramel-Crunch Apple Pie in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p232

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