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Caramel Apple Pie

I thought there must be a simpler (and less messy!) way to enjoy a caramel apple—and I was right! I developed this recipe myself, and my caramel apple-loving family approved.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups shredded peeled tart apples
  • 35 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 unbaked pie shell (9 inches)

Directions

  • Place apples in a strainer to drain. Place caramels and water in a double boiler or metal bowl over simmering water; heat for 10 minutes or until caramels are partially melted. Cover and set aside, keeping caramels in pan over heated water.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, flour and eggs. Squeeze excess moisture from apples and stir into egg mixture. Add peanuts. Add melted caramels and stir to mix. Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 496 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 312mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • Tera
    Oct 13, 2020

    Oh my goodness this is amazing!!! I did substitute the caramels for a cup of caramel bits and just tossed them in the filling, so,so great!!! This is my husbands new favorite!! Thanks for sharing:

  • Cayler
    Sep 5, 2010

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  • _FOOTSIE
    Dec 30, 2007

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