Apple Caramel Walnut Pie

September 30, 2018
Apple Caramel Walnut Pie

Author Notes: Our families favorite version of America's most loved pie.


Alexa

Makes: 1 nine inch deep pie
Prep time: 1 hrs 30 min
Cook time: 50 min

Ingredients

  • 1 Double pie crust, purchased or your favorite home made.
  • @3 lbs Fresh Apples;Empire, McIntosh, Granny Smith, Ginger Gold, Pippin, Rome, or your favorite sweet-tart apple.
  • 1/2 cup Sugar; it works with recommended replacement amount of sugar substitutes as well.
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • Up to1 cups Caramel bits(diced wrapped caramel cubes, or those cute caramel "bits"in a bag from Kraft.
  • Up to1 cups Walnut pieces
  • @ 4 tablespoons Butter
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Peel and core apples into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add all dry ingredients and toss to coat.
  3. Line a 9" pie pan with one piece of crust dough
  4. Fill crust with apple mix, piling up above the edge about an inch. Dot with small chunks of the butter.
  5. Cover filling with second piece of crust dough and seal all around by crimping top to bottom. Cut a few slits in the top for steam to escape.
  6. Place in a preheated oven (400 degrees),and bake for 40min. Lower the temperature to 350,and bake 20min. longer until the crust is tan and juice is bubbling from the slits.
  7. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. It can be served in about 20min. or any time thereafter, ( and warmed up in the microwave, till warm.)

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