Carmel Crunch Apple Pie

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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