posted by Ann 4-13-98 Caramel Crunch Apple Pie 1 unbaked single pie shell, 9 inch 42 caramels 3 tbsp. water 3-4 cups tart cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts Preheat oven to 375. Melt caramels with water in top of double boiler. Layer apples and caramel sauce alternately in pie shell. In a small bowl combine flour, sugar and cinamon, mixing well. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or 2 knives until it has a consistency of coarse crumbs. Stir in nuts. Sprinkle flour mixture evenly over apples. Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes or until done. Serves 6-8.
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