November 2018 Baking Challenge

This month’s challenge recipe is Caramel Apple Streusel Pie! All of the details and rules are detailed below.

Caramel Apple Streusel Pie


(1) $100 Amazon.com gift card

How It Works

Follow these steps to participate in the challenge:

To Participate:

Make a batch of Caramel Apple Streusel Pie.

How and Where to Share:

Take a photo of your pie and share before November 30th 11:59pm MST. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO. You can share photos from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or upload them directly from your computer, but they must be submitted here to be included.

How to Win:

Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one $100 Amazon.com gift card.

the details…

Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! Winner will be notified and must reply with shipping address. If there’s no response within 48 hours a new winner will be chosen. Official rules are in the entry submission widget.

Submit Your Entry

Past Challenge Winners

September 2018
Laura Compton
September 2018
Kate Corley
September 2018
David Burnett
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About the Recipe

Caramel Apple Streusel Pie


Tip One: Use my Best Ever Pie Crust recipe for an ultra flaky, beautiful, all-butter crust that everyone will rave about.

Tip Two: Make the pie ahead of time! Assemble the pie fully, double wrap in plastic, and then freeze for up to 1 month. Let the pie partially thaw at room temperature for about 1 hour, then bake as directed by the recipe, adding about 10 minutes to the baking time. Download my Make Ahead Baking Guide here for more tips!

Tip Three: Be sure to use FRESH spices in the filling for the picked punch of flavor. Also, take a bite of your apples first. If they’re super sweet on their own, you may want to scale back the sugar in the filling slightly. If they’re really tart, you may want to increase the sugar slightly.


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The Handle the Heat community is filled with enthusiastic home bakers just like you! In my humble opinion, people who like to bake are the BEST kind of people. Creative, thoughtful, and extra sweet. Every month hundreds of people in the HTH community join in our monthly baking challenges… hopefully you will too!


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My name is Tessa and I’m the creator of Handle the Heat. I’m also a professionally trained chef and cookbook author who’s obsessed with all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. You can learn more about me here.


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