Close your eyes and you 'll think that you 're eating old-fashioned glazed candied apples. Sliced apples, cinnamon candies, apple juice and a bit of cornstarch for thickening are simmered until the apples are tender. Then the lovely mixture is poured into
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 3/4 cups unsweetened apple juice
- 20 cinnamon red hot candies
- 1/4 teaspoon red food coloring
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 Granny Smith apples
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
Peel and core the apples. Slice thinly.
Combine 1 1/2 c apple juice, candies, food coloring, vanilla, and apples in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Simmer until apples are tender, stirring frequently. Combine remaining 1/4 cup apple juice and corn starch; stir into apple mixture, and cook until thickened. Remove from heat, and let cool.
Spread apple mixture into pie shell, and chill for several hours. Before serving, top with whipped topping and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.
Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!