Bake-Off® Contest 14, 1962
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Apple Pie '63

Perfect for large gatherings, this caramel, cream cheese and apple pie was a favorite of our taste panel testers.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 18
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

Caramel Sauce

28
caramels, unwrapped
1/2
cup half-and-half or evaporated milk

Crust

2 1/2
cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose, Unbleached or Self Rising Flour*
1/4
cup sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
cup margarine or butter
1/4
cup oil
1/4
cup water
1
egg, beaten

Apple Filling

6
cups sliced peeled apples (about 6 medium)
1
cup sugar
1/3
cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
1
to 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice

Topping

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1
egg
1/3
cup chopped nuts

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small saucepan, combine caramels and half-and-half; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until caramels are melted. Keep warm.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine 2 1/2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add oil, water and egg; mix well. Press crust mixture evenly in bottom and up sides of ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine all apple filling ingredients; toss lightly. Spoon into crust-lined pan. Drizzle warm caramel sauce over apples.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients except nuts; beat until smooth. Spoon over apples, spreading slightly. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • 5 Bake at 375°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool. Cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small saucepan, combine caramels and half-and-half; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until caramels are melted. Keep warm.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine 2 1/2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar and salt. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add oil, water and egg; mix well. Press crust mixture evenly in bottom and up sides of ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine all apple filling ingredients; toss lightly. Spoon into crust-lined pan. Drizzle warm caramel sauce over apples.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients except nuts; beat until smooth. Spoon over apples, spreading slightly. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • 5 Bake at 375°F. for 35 to 45 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool. Cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If using self rising flour, omit salt.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/18 of Recipe
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.