Caramel Crunch Apple Pie

Posted by: pwhayes 09-04-99 4:10 PM

Caramel Crunch Apple Pie
Prep time: 35 minutes
Conventional cooking time: 45 minutes

Pastry for 1-crust 9-inch pie
24 caramels (1/2 of 14 ounce package)
2 tablespoons water
4 cups sliced peeled baking apples
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup margarine
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Roll pastry to 12-inch circle on lightly floured surface and place in 9-inch pie plate. Turn under edge; flute.

Melt caramels with water in heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth.

Spoon apples into crust; top with caramel sauce.

Mix flour, sugar and cinnamon; cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts and sprinkle over apples. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until apples are tender.

Makes 8 servings.

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