Caramel Apple Pie For Two

This ‘pie’ is one of the best desserts I’ve made….

It is so rich and decadent, and super low in sugar!

Originally I was just going to have apples and caramel to dip them in, but once I got started, I couldn’t resist creating this pie. It’s easy enough to make in a pinch and delicious enough to share with a loved one….or not…. ;-)



1/2 c. raw walnuts

1/2 c. dried figs

pinch salt

Process all until it resembles a meal. Press into a small dish.


1 small apple, chopped

2 t. ghee, butter, or coconut oil

1 t. maple syrup

1/2 t. pie spice

pinch salt

splash vanilla

Heat fat in a small skillet. Add apple, maple syrup, pie spice, and salt. Saute all for about 5 minutes, until apple is softened. Stir in the vanilla. Cool a bit and pour onto crust.


2 T. raw almond butter

1 T. maple syrup

1 T. olive oil (or melted butter or melted coconut oil if you’re concerned about smoke points)

1 1/2 T. almond milk

pinch salt

Whisk all into it resembles a thick syrup. Pour into a shallow non-stick skillet. Heat until it begins to bubble. Turn down the heat, and let the mixture simmer for 1 minute until it begins to thicken and darken. Turn off the heat, and let the mixture sit for a few minutes on the warm burner. Pour atop the apple filling.

This would be great with some coconut whipped cream and a few toasted walnuts for garnish! It is so easy to make and super delicious! I wish I could give out samples to everyone to prove it! :-)

Shared with: Allergy Free Wednesday, Real Food Wednesday, Healthy 2day, Gluten-Free Wednesday, Keep It Real Thursday, Gluten-Free Friday, Healthy Vegan Friday


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Comments: 34

  1. Antonia @ Health Inspirations October 23, 2012 at 11:09 pm Reply

    Oh wow, those mint chocolate crisp lollipops look super cute. Perfect for Halloween :) And that recipe for caramel apple…looks great. I’m apple crazy right now so this would be perfect for me!!! Thanks so much for sharing.
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 8:43 am Reply

      Thanks Antonia! Let me know if you try it out! If nothing else, you have to try the caramel part and just dip some apples in it!

  2. Jessie October 24, 2012 at 1:10 am Reply

    Awe, how adorable are those mint chocolate crisp lollipops!! Your hubby is lucky to have such an awesome wife in the kitchen :)
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  3. Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count October 24, 2012 at 3:30 am Reply

    The lollipops are adorable!!
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  4. Eating 4 Balance October 24, 2012 at 4:31 am Reply

    Hmm… That caramel apple pie looks so gooey and sweet! Actually though, I think your cinnamon apple banana rolls look even better. Can’t wait for a recipe!
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 8:42 am Reply

      Haha, thank you! I’m still working on the dough, but hopefully I’ll get it up next month!

  5. Michelle @ Eat Move Balance October 24, 2012 at 4:42 am Reply

    I love desserts that don’t have a ton of leftovers. And I love apple pie. Great idea!
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 8:41 am Reply

      I agree! It’s so tempting to overeat when it comes to dessert, so it’s nice to have just a few bites made. :-)

  6. Gabby @ the veggie nook October 24, 2012 at 5:04 am Reply

    Just amazing Lauren! I totally need to try this! You always eat so well :)
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 8:40 am Reply

      Thanks Gabby. I’ve had so many health problems in my life that I’m at the point of never wanting to go back!

  7. kelsey @ somuchlifetolive October 24, 2012 at 8:11 am Reply

    Wow. That’s beautiful! I want a piece right now:)

  8. Alex @ therunwithin October 24, 2012 at 8:13 am Reply

    mm caramel apple, what a great flavor combo
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  9. Leanne @ eatandgetmoving October 24, 2012 at 1:46 pm Reply

    I love the look of that Cinnamon Apple Banana Roll :) And those lollipops are adorable! :D
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  10. Miss Polkadot October 24, 2012 at 2:58 pm Reply

    Those Cinnamon Apple Banana Rolls look fantastic! I wish I could come over to your house and have you cook for me :D.
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm Reply

      Hahaha, thanks girl!

  11. Nicole @ Sugar Coated Sisters October 24, 2012 at 3:46 pm Reply

    That caramel apple pie looks delicious! And that’s such a good idea to hide the veggies under the cheese… I’ll have to remember that for when I have kids in the future!
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm Reply

      Haha, lately she’s getting wise to my tricks…she’s been separating the cheese from the bread and pulling the veggies off!…the little devil!

  12. Danielle (@Clean Food Creative Fitness) October 24, 2012 at 3:55 pm Reply

    You are genius! This looks so amazing and is still healthy! I will have to try this out before the fall season is over!
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    • Lauren October 24, 2012 at 4:09 pm Reply

      Thanks Danielle! I couldn’t believe how well the caramel turned out! If that’s the only part you try, you really should!

  13. Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table October 24, 2012 at 8:49 pm Reply

    I love the way you made your caramel! So much better than the traditional.
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  14. freshlifefindings October 25, 2012 at 11:34 am Reply

    Lauren this caramel apple pie looks to die for! I love the raw crust you did with the walnuts and figs- yum!
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    • Lauren October 25, 2012 at 5:35 pm Reply

      Thanks girl! I’m not doing the best with dates lately, so it was figs or raisins! Raisins seem very polarizing, so I went with the figs. :-)

  15. Matt @ The Athlete's Plate October 25, 2012 at 4:59 pm Reply

    This looks amazing!
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    • Lauren October 25, 2012 at 5:34 pm Reply

      Thanks buddy! :-)

  16. Heather October 26, 2012 at 11:02 am Reply

    This apple pie looks sooo good Lauren! Those choccies look fabulous too!! Perfect for halloween.
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    • Lauren October 28, 2012 at 9:20 am Reply

      Thanks Heather! I loved the look of your pumpkin cream bars as well! :-)

  17. Alexia October 28, 2012 at 4:01 am Reply

    oh wow, what a wonderful recipe! i have got a huuuuge bag of apples from my grandmas garden and after making apple pie smoothie,apple pie, apples strudel and apple dipped in peanut sauce, i am out of ideas! this recipe comes JUST right! love it!

    • Lauren October 28, 2012 at 9:18 am Reply

      Thanks Alexia! I usually just eat apples with peanut butter, so it’s nice to find other uses for them. Let me know if you try it out! :-)

  18. amber October 30, 2012 at 1:16 pm Reply

    This pie looks absolutely out of this world! Oh my. Just love the portion size..and your ingredients are fantastic. :-) Thanks for much for sharing with us.

    Be Well,

    • Lauren October 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm Reply

      Thanks Amber! It’s my pleasure to share. :-)

  19. Nasreen Kabir January 4, 2013 at 6:44 pm Reply

    great recipes thanks

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