Caramel-Apple Streusel Pie

Try this version of all-time favorite apple pie! Topped with a surprise streusel crumble and drizzled with sweet caramel, it made the grade at a state fair pie competition.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 8

Ingredients

6
cups sliced peeled ripe apples
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
3/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
3/4
cup old-fashioned oats
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons sugar
1/4
cup cold butter or margarine
18
caramels, unwrapped
5
tablespoons milk
1/4
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix apples and lemon juice. In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup sugar, the tapioca, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add to apples; stir gently. Let stand 15 minutes. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Pour apple mixture into pastry-lined pie plate.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oats, flour and 3 tablespoons sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Cut second crust into wedges; arrange wedges in an alternate pattern across the mixture.
  • 3 Bake 45 minutes. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat caramels and milk over low heat until caramels are melted. Stir until smooth; add pecans. Drizzle over pie. Bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 2 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    78g
    78%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    37g
    37%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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