Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Caramel and apples are happily married in this fabulous pie. The sliced apples are first coated with sweetened cream cheese and then with a brown sugar and spice mixture. The apples are then arranged in a pie shell with a layer of caramel in between, and topped with a second crust. It bakes beautifully."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Roll out pastry and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, blend cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
  4. Set aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and flour.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add apples to cream cheese mixture and stir until apples are evenly coated.
  8. Add brown sugar mixture to apple mixture gradually, stirring after each addition.
  9. Pour half of apple mixture into pastry-lined pie plate.
  10. Place caramel circle over top, and then pour in remaining apple mixture.
  11. Cover with second pastry.
  12. Seal edges and cut steam vent in top.
  13. Sprinkle with coarse/turbinado sugar.
  14. Place pie on baking sheet covered with aluminum foil.
  15. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  16. If you notice over browning after 25 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees F.
  17. Note: Turbinado sugar is organic sugar, but you can you regular sugar if you can't find the organic kind.