Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

“You’ll love the smell in your kitchen—and the smiles on everybody’s faces—when you make this scrumptious caramel apple pie recipe. It takes me back home to Virginia and being at my granny’s table.” —Jean Castro, Phoenix, Arizona

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Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie
Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8servings 45minutes 65minutes
Servings Prep Time
8servings 45minutes
Cook Time
65minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Trim crust to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
  2. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and vanilla. Mix pecans, sugars, cinnamon and cornstarch; add to apples and toss to combine.
  3. Spread caramel topping onto bottom of crust. Fill with apple mixture. Drizzle with butter.
  4. For streusel topping, mix flour and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly; stir in pecans. Sprinkle over filling.
  5. Bake on a lower oven rack until filling is bubbly, 65-75 minutes. Drizzle with caramel topping. Cool on a wire rack. If desired, serve with whipped cream and additional caramel topping.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Note

Dough for single-crust pie: Combine 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt; cut in 1/2 cup cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3-5 Tbsp. ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Shape into a disk; wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 639 calories, 39g fat (17g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 331mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 5g fibre), 6g protein.