Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Single pie crust of your

  2. Choice


  4. 1 Envelope unflavored gelatin

  5. 1/4 c Cold water

  6. 1 c Milk

  7. 14 oz Package caramels

  8. 1/2 c Whipped cream


  10. 2 tb Sugar

  11. 1/4 c Slivered almonds

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.

  2. Make pie crust of your choice for a unfilled one crust pie using a 9 inch pie pan. Bake at 450F for 9-11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

  3. In a small bowl, soften gelatin in water; set aside. In a medium heavy saucepan, combine milk and caramels, cook over low heat until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth, stirring frequently.Add softened gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Refrigerate about 1 hour our until mixture is slightly thickened but not set; stirring occasionally. Fold caramel mixture into whipped cream. Pour into cooled baked crust; spread evenly. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

  4. In a small skillet, combine sugar and almnds; cook over low heat until sugar is melted and almonds are golden brown, stirring constantly.

  5. Immediately spread on foil or greased cookie sheet. Cool; break apart. Just before serving, garnish pie with caramelized almonds.

  6. Source: Florence Ries, Minnesota Pillsbury Bakeoff #4, 1952 The Pillsbury Bake-Off Cookbook, c.


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