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How to make it

  • In a large mixing bowl toss apples with lemon juice. Combine granulated sugar, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Add to apples and toss until apples are coated. Set apple mixture aside.
  • Prepare Pastry for Double-Crust Pie. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 ball of dough into a 12-inch circle. Ease pastry into a 9-inch pie plate.
  • Transfer 1/2 apple mixture to pastry-lined pie plate.
  • spread caramel bits over top of apples
  • Top with remaining 1/2 apple mixture
  • Dot with butter Trim pastry even with pie plate. For top crust, roll out remaining dough. Cut slits in top crust. Place top crust on the filling. Seal and flute the edge. Brush with milk, if desired.
  • To prevent over browning, cover the edge of the pie with foil. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until the top is golden brown and apples are tender. Serve warm with cheddar cheese, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
  • Pastry for Double-Crust Pie: Stir together 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in 2/3 cup shortening until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to the side of the bowl. Repeat, using 1 tablespoon cold water at a time, until all the dough is moistened (6 to 8 tablespoons water total).
  • Make-Ahead Tip: Up to seven days ahead, prepare pastry; roll into rounds. Stack between waxed paper on a baking sheet. Wrap, seal, label, and freeze. Thaw at room temperature before using. Pastry also may be refrigerated for up to three days.

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  • wintermom9597 2 years ago
    Making this right now, but noticed the directions call for brown sugar and cloves, but neither are listed in the ingredient list. Used 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar and a dash of cloves.
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  • DetroitTokyo 6 years ago
    This sounds amazing!
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  • Good4U 6 years ago
    Love new recipes for apples at this time of the year.
    Thanks for this post.:-)
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  • morninlite 6 years ago
    Oh my! My kids are making pies this weekend.... but not like this, I guess we'll have one more apple pie, and keep the others in the freezer!!
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  • peetabear 6 years ago
    wow you have me sold on this... can't wait to make one
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    Heyyyyy!! This sounds so yummy!
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  • 22566 6 years ago
    Hey...Lookie Here...My favorite Lookie Loo..ney
    One Appealing Apple Peel.
    Pie Challenged
    Pie Safe
    One could totter over
    Pie Eyed
    With Markers Mark in hand,and develop
    Pie Handles I am not a
    Pie Slinger
    But...does that make you
    Pie Sexual?
    Or... Just an Apple Developer?
    Now,Mark...slice the pie and had me a piece.
    Good to see again.
    Hope all is well.
    Kind Regards
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