I was looking at my instagram yesterday afternoon, and came across Lauren Conrad’s page of this amazing apple pie. I decided to opt out of going out and make this apple pie instead. Despite slicing finger and a few other cuts, the apple pie is to die for! I would highly recommend this recipe and it is easy to make!

Lauren Conrad’s Apple Pie Recipe

makes 1 pie

Ingredients:

  • 8 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • ¼ cup caramel sauce (recipe below)
  • 1 recipe pie crust , divided into two pieces and refrigerated for at least 1 hour
  • egg wash (1 egg mixed with 1 Tbsp water)
  • sanding sugar

Caramel sauce

  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add flour to form a paste. Add water and sugar, and bring to a boil. Turn heat down and simmer for about 10 minutes. (You want the sugars to be melted in and not grainy anymore.) Note: you don’t want to turn this into a dark caramel sauce—just a good sugar/butter mixture that caramelizes once baked. 

Instructions:

  1. Mix apples, sugars, flour, and cinnamon all together in a bowl.
  2. Roll out your pie dough circles and add one into a pie pan. Add the apple mixture into the pan and drizzle caramel sauce over apples. Cover with another crust and flute the edges. Cut vents in top, or use cut cookie cutters to cut out shapes in the tops of pies. (I do this before adding to the top of the pie.)
  3. Brush top of pie with egg wash, and sprinkle with sanding sugar. Bake pie in a 425-degree oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350, and bake for an additional 35 to 45 minutes, until top is golden and the juices are bubbling.