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Sand and Sisal: Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie. I’m the pie person. There’s one in every family. You know, when holidays come around each year, and the planning for meals starts, and decisions are made on who’s going to bring “this” or who’s going to bring “that”, and who’s house are we eating at, etc. Well I’m the designated pie person. Apple, pecan, pumpkin, you name it, I’ll make it. But, the number one request I get from the family is to bring my Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie. This is the best apple pie in the USA, literally. Choose a variety of apples. The pie calls for 6 –7 cups of sliced apples. Once you get your 6-7 cups of apples all sliced, give them a squirt of lemon juice, stir and coat well. Set the apples aside and in a large bowl combine 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 3 tablespoons of flour, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.

In a 9 inch glass pie dish, unroll and lay one ready made pie crust across it and crimp the edges. The next step is the crumb topping! Now here’s the awesome part!!! Recipe type: dessert Kim. Essential Recipe: Double-Crust Apple Pie Recipes from The Kitchn. I can't think of anything more American to devour on Thanksgiving than an ooey-gooey heap of caramelized apples piled into a crispy, buttery crust.

Essential Recipe: Double-Crust Apple Pie Recipes from The Kitchn

A good apple pie can be oh-so-good, but a bad one, well, it's just flat out depressing. Unfortunately a lot can go wrong when it comes to the classic dessert, but I've done some research to ensure that it doesn't. Read on for apple pie perfection. With so many hundreds of recipes floating around for "the best" apple pie, weeding out the good from the bad can seem downright overwhelming.

Not to mention the number of variables at work, like what kind of apples to use or which pie pan works the best? To answer some of these elusive questions, here's a list (and a recipe) to take the guesswork out of making the ultimate apple pie. Choosing the right apples is key. Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake. I’m not even going to say anything today, because, whew.

Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

Today I’m back at work after a delicious weekend at an apple orchard in Washington, and I think it’s pretty obvious that I’d really rather be sleeping on a pillow of this cake than putting on the ol’ black dress pants and hanging a five-point scale on a lanyard around my neck and saying things like “show five” in my pretend calm voice all day. Personal cake day, I think that’s what they call it, and I need it ASAP. It’s only appropriate that this recipe would come after an apple-palooza weekend and it’s only appropriate that it is an original recipe from the queen of all desserts SBA: Sally’s Baking Addiction.

If you have spent three seconds on Pinterest then I think you probably know this girlie. Mini Apple Pies. German Apple Cake. Instructions: Crust: In a large bowl, combine the sugar, egg, butter and flour.

German Apple Cake

Using your fingers, work the mixture together until it is of pastry consistency. Cover the dough and refrigerate for at leat 1 hour, or until slightly firm before using. To Prepare the Cake: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F/190 degrees C. Lightly butter a 9-inch springform pan and lightly flour, tapping out the excess, or use a spray like Baker's Joy with flour. Press about half the dough (although you might need a bit more) along the bottom and about halfway up the sides of the pan (save the remaining for another use -- it makes great cookies). Peel and core the apples, and cut them in half. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs into the pan on top of the cookie crust (add the cinnamon and sugar to the crumbs before adding them to the pan if desired (see note below). Apple Pies. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are!

I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. We ate them before I had a chance to think about pictures. Oops. This is why I had leftover dough for that impromptu dinner. Although this recipe is a little time consuming, it’s no harder than making any sort of real pie. It still involves slicing fruit. Rolling out crust and making it look pretty. Mixing fruit and sugar and cornstarch. And taking bites with your eyes closed so you can focus solely on each flavor. Please give these a try. Apple Pies Inspired by Pinterest 1 prepared pie dough, rolled out and sliced into strips 6-8 large apples (really any kind of apple will do) 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling onto the crust 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 or 1/2 tsp cardamom, if desired 1 tsp cornstarch Juice of a lemon or lime, mixed with 1 cup of water 1 tbsp melted butter Preheat the oven to 375F.