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Sweet Apple Pie Recipe

Sweet Apple Pie Recipe

By pairing apples and candy, I came up with this creation#151;a kind of toffee apple in a pie crust!. A stay-at-home mom of five, I enjoy cooking, canning, baking, crafting and volunteering as a scout leader and religion teacher.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 6 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (about 6 medium)
  • 1 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim pastry even with edge of plate. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; add apples and toss to coat. Stir in toffee bits. Pour into crust. Dot with butter.
  • 2. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; make decorative cutouts in the pastry. Place pastry over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Top with cutouts; brush top pastry with cream if desired. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • 3. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 560 calories, 27 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 418 mg sodium, 78 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.