Cinnamon-Apple Pie with Caramel-Pecan Sauce

Just when you thought apple pie couldn't get any better...caramel-pecan sauce sends this pie to a new level!

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Pie

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup granulated sugar
4
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (4 medium)
1
teaspoon milk
1
teaspoon granulated sugar

Sauce

1/4
cup butter
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup whipping cream
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll pie crust on cookie sheet.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Spoon onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over filling, ruffling decoratively. Brush crust edge with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon granulated sugar.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender, covering with foil last 10 minutes if necessary to prevent excessive browning.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup; heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Boil gently 2 minutes. Add pecans. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pecans are lightly toasted. Remove from heat. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla. Cool 15 minutes. Serve over warm or cool pie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll pie crust on cookie sheet.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the cornstarch and cinnamon. Gently stir in apples. Spoon onto center of crust, spreading to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over filling, ruffling decoratively. Brush crust edge with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon granulated sugar.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender, covering with foil last 10 minutes if necessary to prevent excessive browning.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup; heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Boil gently 2 minutes. Add pecans. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pecans are lightly toasted. Remove from heat. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla. Cool 15 minutes. Serve over warm or cool pie.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Plate like the pros! Drizzle a thin line of sauce back and forth on the plate before adding a slice of pie. Drizzle top of pie slice with more sauce before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Slice Pie and 2 Tbsp Sauce)
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
34g
34%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.