This recipe is such a huge hit with my family. I made it on Thanksgiving, and it was so good, my little sister demanded I make it for Hanukkah two weeks later! I stray slightly from the original recipe: I make my own pie dough (2 batches), brush the top cruse of the pie with an egg wash, use anywhere from 5-9 granny smith apples depending on the size of them, and I add healthy doses of vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice to the caramel sauce mixture. Allowing the sauce to simmer on the stove allows the flavor of the sauce to develop. I also recommend allowing it to cool for several hours, and then warming it up when sliced so the juices have time to soak back into the pie. Using homemade dough makes this recipe a little more time-consuming, but it is truly worth it. This is a pie that those who try it won't soon forget.
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This recipe is such a huge hit with my family. I made it on Thanksgiving, and it was so good,...