Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

i saw recipe for candy apple jam and played with it till i came up with this pie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. prepare apples and set aside.
  2. in a med size sauce pan melt red hots with 1 cup of water and sugar.
  3. when melted add apples for about 5 minutes.
  4. in remaining 1/2 cup of water mix cornstarch and then stir into apple mixture until thickened.
  5. pour into unbaked pie shell and cover with another.
  6. be sure to cut steam holes.
  7. bake at 425 degree oven for 1hr.
  8. cool and eat.


Most Helpful

This recipe was very good! It was quite red, but that didn't matter because it tasted so good. I used the oatmeal crumb topping (#109287). I also covered it with foil. Thanks for the recipe! It's certainly a unique way to make apple pie!

SugarPlum336 December 03, 2005

This smells wonderful cooking and was very easy to prepare. I took longer than the indicated preparation time period, so maybe I'm slower at peeling and cutting up the apples than expected; it also took longer to cook the cinnamon candies. I used a little more candies--about 1 cup and I added some additional drops of red food coloring. There was enough to make a couple of individual tarts besides a 9" deep dish pie. I used 3 granny smith and 3 macintosh apples--maybe they amounted to more than the recipe expected? This pie is pretty and unusual. I served it warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream for Sunday dinner last night. I wanted to practice and try it out before Thanksgiving Dinner. Kids might like this alot. My husband was a little turned off by the red color and I think he would have just liked it to be a regular apple pie--but where is the sense of adventure? It might have tasted better if it had some butter and vanilla in the recipe.

Dana V November 11, 2002

I was a little worried abou this when I checked the oven halfway through, it was really brown. I covered it with foil and it seemed to do okay. I used 6 apples, but they were a little on the small side, I would probably use larger apples next time. I really liked the taste of this, very sweet, but not an overpowering sweetness. The red color is great, I bet kids would like it. Thank you!!!

Miss Erin C. February 11, 2002

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