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Sweet Apple Pie

 Sweet Apple Pie
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.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,

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Nutritional Facts: 27 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 418 mg sodium, 78 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.