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Candied Apple Pie

Servings 8
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

Pie Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups THM Baking Blend
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup lard
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon oat fiber
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3-4 tablespoons cold water

Apple Filling:

  • 8 cups finely diced apples
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Candied topping:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 2 tablespoons¬† Brown Sugar Sweetener Substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon Olive Nation Caramel extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixer bowl combine baking blend, flour, lard, butter, salt, baking powder, and oat fiber. Mix until crumbly. Beat egg and water together. Add to mixer bowl and mix lightly. Divide into two dough balls, one slightly bigger than the other. Roll the large ball between two piece of plastic wrap. Remove top piece of plastic wrap and carefully flip dough into a deep dish pie plate. Combine apple filling ingredients together in a bowl. Mix well. Mound apple filling into pie crust. Roll remaining dough ball between to pieces of plastic wrap. remove top piece of wrap and flip dough over top of the apples. Carefully press crust edges together and trim. Flute.  Place pie in oven. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Cover the pie with foil after it has baked for 20 minutes. Five minutes before the pie is finished, melt butter in a sauce pan.  Add cream, Brown Sugar Substitute, and extracts. Boil for 3 minutes. Add nuts. Remove pie from the oven and spoon caramel sauce over the top crust, spreading to cover the entire crust. Cool. Serve 8-10.

Recipe Notes

**The pie crust has a tendency to be fragile. I make sure the bottom crust has all the seams sealed. If the top crust has a few holes as pictured below that is okay.