A Palm Springs Pie (+ A Recipe!)
Yield: One 8 or 9 Inch Pie
  • For the crust:
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes and chilled
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, chilled
  • 4 tablespoons ice cold water
  • For the filling:
  • 5 cups of peeled and thinly sliced apples
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ cup caramel sauce or caramel apple dip
  • For the crumble:
  • About 3 cups of Mrs. Thinsters Sea Salt Caramel Cookie Thins (2 cups cookie crumbs)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, salt and sugar in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to mix.
  3. Add in the butter and shortening. pulse about 12 times till crumbly.
  4. With the machine running, add in the ice water. Pulse till mixture forms a ball. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for about an hour.
  5. On a well floured surface, roll out dough into a circle big enough to fill your pie pan. Press dough into the pie pan, trim and crimp the edges.
  6. Combine flour, sugar, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add in the sliced apples and toss to coat.
  7. Pour into prepared pie pan.
  8. Drizzle the caramel sauce on top of the apples.
  9. For the cookie crumb topping, place cookies into the bowl of a food process and pulse till mixture resembles sand.
  10. Add in the melted butter and mix to combine.
  11. Spread evenly over the apples.
  12. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes till the crust is nicely browned. Cool.
  13. Add additional cookie crumbles on top as desired for an extra crunch!
Recipe by Studio DIY at https://studiodiy.com/2016/11/16/palm-springs-pie/