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Apple Crunch Pie with Vanilla Sauce

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"Not your typical apple pie! Cinnamon chips are scattered throughout the pie and in the streusel, giving the apples the cinnamon flavor they deserve."
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Ingredients

2 h 15 m servings 881 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C.)
  2. In a large bowl, mix together 1/2 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Stir in sliced apples until coated with sugar mixture. Stir in 1 cup cinnamon chips. Pour filling into prepared pie crust, and dot with 3 tablespoons butter.
  3. To make streusel topping: mix together 3/4 cup flour and 3/4 cup brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Cut in 6 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in remaining 2/3 cup cinnamon chips. Sprinkle streusel topping over apple filling.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking for until filling is bubbling and streusel is golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes more. Allow to cool for at least 1 hour before serving.
  5. While the pie is cooling, prepare the vanilla sauce. In the top of a double boiler over medium heat, whisk together eggs, half-and-half and 1/2 cup sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla. Spoon sauce (warm or cooled) over slices of pie.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 881 calories; 40.4 g fat; 123.2 g carbohydrates; 9.8 g protein; 94 mg cholesterol; 364 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I can't speak about the pie because I didn't make it, but I did make the vanilla sauce and it was excellent!! Almost like a "loose" vanilla pudding. I served it over ice cream puffs, but it cou...

Most helpful critical review

Too sweet!

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I can't speak about the pie because I didn't make it, but I did make the vanilla sauce and it was excellent!! Almost like a "loose" vanilla pudding. I served it over ice cream puffs, but it cou...

This was a very, very sweet apple pie. It was delicious but I will cut down on the amount of sugar and/or cinnamon chips next time.

OMG! This pie is fantastic. I and my friends who are also on all recipes, have made this twice for our friends at school. We are in college and this recipe is so easy, it can be made right in th...

Best Apple pie ever!!! I have made it several times. I have even thrown them in the freezer! They turn out wonderful. This pie has become my signature pie and I get requests for it all the time....

The best recipe I have found for apple pie. It was a little too sweet. I suggest reducing the amount of sugar and cinnamon chips. The topping is outrageous. This was a great hit at Thanksgiving...

This pie was very tastey, but mine was kind of thin. I think 3 Tbsp. butter on the top is too much. I would probablly try it again.

This is excellent! Very, very sweet! My husband does not like apple pie or any fruit pie, he took a little bite of mine and then grabbed his own piece! What a hit! Next, I think I an going t...

Like one of the earlier reviewers, I didn't made the pie but I made the vanilla sauce - and it was fantastic. It actually turns out with a custard taste. My husband and I loved it!