The milk will help the top brown nicely. One of the most delicious parts of this Apple Crumb Pie is the topping! Make sure you get apples out to the edges and pile it up fairly high in the center. Mix well to blend. Ease into a 9-inch pie plate. Be Blessed!!! You make them exactly the way I make mine and they taste soo good. Never need to search for another recipe again. Spoon the apple filling into the crust, leaving some of the liquid in the bowl– don’t want all that in the pie. Hi Sally! Scrape mixture into pie … Alright then, let’s head on out to the kitchen, and… Let’s Get Cooking. That means it’s time for some good old homemade Apple Pie. Great recipes by the way! I don’t know who came up with the idea of rolling dough out between layers of waxed paper, but it sure does work well. Nothing says Fall like pie. I’ll send you an Email every once in awhile to remind you when I post a new recipe, or when anything else of importance is going on around Taste of Southern. Besides, you’re probably going to add a scoop of ice cream on top and that will make it even sweeter. 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar That just means that I personally read each and everyone before they are approved for viewing on our family friendly website. My goal is to give you the confidence and knowledge to cook and bake from scratch while providing quality recipes and plenty of pictures. I hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. Not my thing – I think I still prefer the double crusted variety. Hi Nadira! The bake time may be a little shorter. √ Is the perfect spot for vanilla ice cream. Spoon and press the apple filling to the side of a bowl to squeeze out some of the liquid and place the filling into the crust. I love a good turnover as well. To freeze a baked apple crumble pie (or leftovers), place the room temperature pie uncovered in the freezer for a couple of hours, or until frozen solid, then wrap in plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Not gonna lie here, this healthy homemade apple crumble pie is pretty much the same like my apple crumble mini pies from a few years ago, but it looks like their parent. When my Grandma made hers, sometimes while it was baking, she would make my sister and me decent size turnovers with what was left-funny how she always seemed to have so much left over, just for us! ★☆ Remove the dough from the refrigerator when you start working on the recipe so the dough will be easier to work with. Hi Rachel, I don’t usually take that step unless I’m pre-baking the pie crust. Your email address will not be published. Thank you for your visits. While you’re here, be sure to sign up for our totally FREE NEWSLETTER. I’ve never made a fruit pie before. We’ve just had our first nights of temperatures dropping into the mid-fifties here in the heart of North Carolina this past week. I made your strawberry scone recipe last week and it was a hit! Apple crisps come in a variety of forms, and with these amazing recipes, you’ll see the crisp like never before. Lightly butter the inside of your pie plate. Seal edges and decorate as desired. Add Dash of Salt. However, i would like to ask if the base of the crust is meant to be a little soggy from the juices. you are my go to baker for all things baking. The pie needs to bake for another 25-35 minutes, or until the pie is bubbling hot and the top is lightly browned. I really love apple pie! Hi Elisa, I’m so happy the peach pie was a hit! Set this aside for now. I’d love to have a cookbook one day, it’s long been a dream of mine as well. Thank you!! Use our recipe for Basic Pie Crust dough to make the bottom and top crusts. You might prefer a bit more sugar in your pies. Use any extra dough hanging over the sides to patch any places that cracked or you might not have fully covered. I thought it turned out well myself. I used granny smith apples and followed the steps/instructions to a T. What am I doing wrong?! Hello Sally! Just like apple pie… Stir the mixture carefully (to avoid breaking apart the apples) until it is evenly combined. Place the apples in the pie plate. Place the drained apples in the bowl with the sugar mixture. Dash of Salt √ Is topped with a brown-sugary, buttery, toasty walnut crumble. It’s greatly appreciated. I hope you find one soon. Hi Sally … This is a superb recipe. I would like to encourage you to make your own pie dough for the bottom and top crusts. Just remember, all comments are moderated. Hi Kim! I did the full batch, so next up I’m going to try your apple pie. That way, you get to enjoy the taste of the apples when you bite into it. Measure flour, salt and baking powder into large bowl; mix well. Next, I rolled out the pie dough to make the bottom crust for my pie. Same with blueberry–really loved the blueberry turnovers! Pour into prepared pan, and top with cookie mixture. The main difference between the two is the topping. How can I avoid a watery pie?! Taken from her cookbook, The Southern Pantry, this pie combines the best of two classic fruit desserts: a traditional apple pie with the nutty and cinnamon-y topping of a crumble. I don’t have walnuts on hand. Press the edges together to seal them all the way around the pie. Perfect! Like a 6 inch version? The flavors of apple and warm spices in the pie filling make it perfect for fall. Homemade Apple Pie Recipe – You’ll need these ingredients. Some folks don’t like the taste of nutmeg. Hi Nini, Yes you can make a smaller version. Do I need to blind bake the crust before I put the filling in and bake fully? At Thanksgiving, she adds dried cranberries to the apple filling for a perfect seasonal treat. Grab a whisk or fork, and mix all the dry ingredients together. The edges of the pie will probably have already started to brown some, and the piece of foil will keep the edges from burning while the pie continues to bake. Place in cold water to prevent browning. Center the dough as best you can, then lift up the edges to help press the dough down the inside edge of the pie plate so you don’t have air bubbles under the corner edge. I’ve been surprised at that since I only mentioned it in the Newsletter. Use a small paring knife to trim excess dough off the edges. Ready to bake up an All American favorite? Fold the edges of the top sheet of dough under the bottom sheet. A tradition since 2013, every December we countdown to Christmas with 10 new cookie recipes in a row! Hi CJ, You’re not the first to ask about the Punch Bowl Cake. Delicious. Hahahaha?!?! In a medium bowl combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Overall the pie turns out well. The first week of every November is all about Thanksgiving Pies. I also like to sprinkle the crust with a little bit of flour and sugar to help hold in the juice from the apples. Flute the edges. Butter the inside bottom and edges of your pie plate. Hi Brittany, When you spoon the apple filling into the crust be sure to leave the liquid that has seeped out of the apples in the bowl – you don’t want all of that liquid in the pie. I had a few apples left over, but not much dough. Thank ya! I hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. You can use the partially blind baking instructions in my How to Blind Bake Pie Crust post. Hi Sally! Hi Kirstie, You can make a streusel topping which uses oats instead of nuts. This is the best apple pie recipe out there. If needed, remove the foil and let the top of the pie brown for a few minutes longer before removing it from the oven. Or, if you prefer, you can always use the ready-made pie crust dough sheets that are now available at most grocery stores. Trim … Be Blessed!!! Do you have another crumb topping receipe for those of us unfortunate enough to be allergic to nuts? First time baking it, but definitely not the last. Thank you in advance for sharing. Printable recipe included. Hi Sally, Do you have instructions for pre baking the crust? Guess I’m going to just have to go ahead and make it. I always use a sweeter apple like Fuji, Pink Lady, or Honeycrisp and a tart variety like Granny Smith. Preheat oven to 450F degrees with oven rack in lowest position. That’s about as Southern and as American as one can get. Add sliced apples to the dry ingredients. I wanted to share something a little different that still embodies everything I love about traditional apple pie. Enjoy! Yummy yummy What a fantastic recipe. It’s totally free, and super easy to sign up. I wonder if I could use oatmeal instead of all purpose flour? Add the apples to the pie crust. You will likely need to pre-bake the pie crust as your whole pie won’t need to bake as long. For the apple filling, in a large bowl, add the sliced apples. Slice the apples into small wedges and remove the center core. Hi Rebeca, For a topping made with oatmeal instead you can follow the crumble topping for this Blueberry Crumble Pie. Slice the apples into wedges, removing and discarding the center core. Set aside for now. Add the Granulated Sugar. I love your recipes. Could I omit the crust and leave everything else the same?? 4 or 5 large apples, peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces (I have used every kind of apple there is in this recipe) 1/2 cup brown sugar (light or dark) 1 tablespoon all purpose flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 pie … Grab a cookie, take a seat, and have fun exploring! Mama’s Apple Pie. Sprinkle with the flour, brown sugar, granulated … -Steve, Hi Bob, Guess I’m going to have to break down and turn loose of the money to do that pretty soon. We don’t use a lot of sugar or spices in this recipe. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced What did you think about it? Place the apples in the pie plate. This will take several hours. I hope you’ll do it today. The apples will cook down as the pie bakes in the oven. She didn’t seem to fuss with everything having to be really cold, but her pies turned out awesome if you ask me. ★☆ PLEASE SEE MY, Place the pie onto a large baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. I hope you might try it sometime. Thank you for sharing your memories with us. I do appreciate your visits and hope you will stop by again… real soon. Sprinkle top with one Tablespoon of sugar, but not on edges. Attempting this today for my father who is coming over for tea. But that PIE, oh my! It’s the perfect quick and easy dessert recipe. Thank you for your visits and for your support. It’s optional of course. Remove to wire rack and let cool completely. -Steve. Have you tried our Mama’s Homemade Apple Pie? Be Blessed!!! Brush milk over center of pie but not on the edges. Place second layer of pie dough on top of apples. Hi Sally, Would pecans work as a substitute for walnuts for this recipe? Preparing it? more about Sally, Copyright 2020 Sallys Baking Addiction • WordPress Development by Southern Web • Website Accessibility Statement • Privacy Policy, THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE SALES LINKS. Finally, take a good sharp knife and cut about 8 vents in the top of the pie. Mama probably made Apple Pie mostly around Thanksgiving and Christmas. I’m using those plus one Golden Delicious Apple. After 20 minutes or so, reduce the temperature. Keywords: Apple Pie, Mama's Apple Pie, Mom's, homemade, made from scratch, granny smith, golden delicious, easy. Dutch Apple Pie (aka Apple Crumble Pie) - House of Nash Eats Add in the brown sugar, flour, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Cut slits in top of dough to vent the pie as it bakes. I see that it says to lower it to 375 after 20 mins but I didn’t catch the starting temp. I have made so many recipes of yours that turned out great. Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a large bowl mix the apples, lemon juice, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Refrigerate the pie crust (in the pan) while preparing the filling/topping. I’m excited to try many more recipes of yours, thank you for being so hardworking and for making such delicious food . Thanks Sally!!! Cut in 1/2 cup butter with a pastry blender or your fingers until the mixture is blended and resembles coarse crumbs. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles small peas. Fit the pie crust into a 10-inch deep dish pie plate. Or, if you prefer, use the ready-made dough sheets available at your local grocery store. Hi Sally! I always appreciate your visits and hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. How cool is that? Something you’ll notice about most pie recipes. I use a nice deep dish pie plate and always set the pie plate on a parchment lined baking pan to bake. Once the edges are sealed, use a pastry brush to lightly coat the dome of the pie with a Tablespoon or two of regular milk. May I ask if it is possible to make a smaller version of this pie? Thank you! Smile. An old Southern favorite, this apple pie is made from scratch, just like Mama always made hers. Place one sheet of dough in pie plate and trim as needed. Cut in butter or margarine until mixture … How to make Apple Crumble Pie Crust. When it cools down hopefully, I’ll be making some of those pies very soon. I have made two of your pies (strawberry rhubarb and Apple crumble pie) and my family has not stopped raving about them. Once you close the oven door, REDUCE the heat to 350F degrees. Be Blessed!!! When the pie is done, carefully remove it from the oven and place it on a wire rack to cool completely. The pie will cut much easier when it is completely cooled. Very, very simple. Strain apple mixture; discard excess liquid. Cover top lightly with aluminum foil to prevent over browning. Bake in a greased 9-inch pie dish or 9-inch square baking pan. You only need to blind bake (pre-bake) the pie crust if a recipe calls for it. Hi Sally. The side of crust turns out well – flaky and buttery. The yellow apple will offset some of the tartness from the Granny Smiths. Happy 4th of July everyone! I’m Sally, a cookbook author, photographer, and blogger. It will only take a minute or two for you to leave your comments in the section below. It’s much easier than you might think and it makes the best pies you’ll ever sink your teeth into. This helps allow the pie’s filling to cook thoroughly before the crust burns. Thanks for the step by step instructions. That should work just fine. Wish you’d publish a cookbook! As an Italian girl with an American boyfriend, I’ve decided to surprise him for his bday with his favorite pie. Yum! Wondering if I could use this recipe to make just an apple crumble, not an apple crumble pie. Reviewed by millions of home cooks. Thanks- Sally! I am trying your Banana Cream, Pie next. These need to be made at least a day in advance, so it’s just one thing less to do when you go to assemble your pie. Hello! 3 lbs. I made the apple crumb pie for the first time and it turned out amazing! I think I can make this and be proud to serve it to my husband. I do not skimp on the crumble topping. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. Let pie bake another 25-35 minutes until bubbling hot and top is lightly browned. This recipe does not require blind baking. I also appreciate all of your support and your visits. The whole truly is greater than the sum of its parts. Sprinkle in oil then milk, 1 tablespoon at a … I would use pecans, but either would work! All we ever had was store bought. You’ll never end up with a pie floating in juice. The crumble is easy to make and this pie has lots of crumble topping! If you notice the topping starts to brown too early, place a small square of foil over the middle. Buy yourself a box of tapioca and put 2 tablespoons of tapioca in every fruit pie you make! Homemade pie crust and all. Tag @sallysbakeblog on Instagram and hashtag it #sallysbakingaddiction. I’m getting back into baking and this is my favorite ‘go to’ website. I think if I made this again – I would hold off on the walnuts and maybe tent with foil sooner to keep from overcooking on the top. Thank you for being a subscriber to the Newsletter and for all of your support. Once I had them sliced, I poured all the slices into a colander to drain off the excess water. That’s a total of 50-60 minutes to fully bake the pie. 1/4 cup Brown Sugar Sprinkle some granulated sugar or sugar Sprinkles over the top dome of the pie. In another bowl combine the apple slices, granulated sugar, and cinnamon; mix gently to coat apple slices. ★☆ No need to obsess over it though. I do have a tip for every baker who likes fruit pies. ★☆. Granny Smith Apples hold up the best when baking pies. -Steve, Hi Dara, Thank you. Start with my go-to pie crust. This is serious. The crumble topping compliments the apple filling perfectly. They are so easy and delicious. What really makes it stand out are all of the toasty walnuts. Rinse the apples under cold running water. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface into a 13-inch round. (You don’t need to pre-bake it here.). Hi there! Add Flour. Once peeled, I placed my apples in a bowl filled with cold water to help keep them from browning. 2 Tablespoons Milk, for wash on top crust. The clove was too pronounced at 1/4 tsp. Most of the family loved Chocolate Pie or her Coconut Pies the best, so she cooked those more often. Still, she made a mean Apple Pie when she did bake them. Smile. IMMEDIATELY REDUCE heat to 350F degrees. I’ve set the pie plate on a baking sheet to catch any spills that might occur while the pie is baking. I have been searching for scottish short bread for years and wondered if you have one, Hi Minnie, I wish I could help you with a recipe, but I’m afraid I don’t have one. After the first 20 minutes of bake time, I place a. I’ll let these drain while I roll out my pie dough. He absolutely loved it!!! Make the crumble topping: In a medium bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, flour, and walnuts. Whisk dry ingredients together well. Let’s dive into this recipe! Bake until fruit is hot and top is golden brown, about 50 minutes. With kitchen-tested quality recipes and step-by-step tutorials, my goal is to give you the confidence to bake and cook from scratch. I’m unsure of the exact bake time needed for a 6 inch pie but it will be less. 1/4  teaspoon Nutmeg For some reason when I made this apple pie, it came out really watery! 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon Once those North Carolina mountain apples started being picked, some fellow would show up with a truck loaded down with bushels of freshly picked apples. Hi! Pack apple mixture into the chilled crust. Enjoy! I use to enjoy watching my Daddy peel an apple. I do hope you’ll visit with us often. Today’s apple crumble pie: √ Has a rich apple filling that’s juicy, compact, sweet, and cinnamon-spiced. Delicious! Our most trusted Southern Crumble Apple Pie recipes. Stir in cornstarch, cinnamon, and remaining ½ cup granulated sugar. Trim off the excess dough from around the edges. Center it as best you can. Hi Sally, I was wondering if I should change the cooking temps or instructions if I am using a pre made stovetop pie filling prepared ahead of time? I never tried homemade apple pie with crumble topping. Would the baking time change? The addition of a Golden Delicious is to just add a bit of sweetness to offset the tartness in the Granny Smith apples. I love apple crumble recipes so when I found this one I just had to share it with you When it comes to using up apples, apple crumble is your best friend. Would almonds or pecans work as well as walnuts? Let the pie bake at 350F degrees for 25 minutes, then lightly place a sheet of aluminum foil over the entire top of the pie. Daddy had a produce stand out in the front of the house, next to the road, and he sold a lot of apples and other produce items from it. ★☆ Peace & Love, Hi Patricia. Thank you for your kind words. I do hope you’ll visit with us often. I did this all by hand and tried to slice them into even slices so they would bake better. The apples will cook down as the pie bakes in the oven. Place Brown Sugar in a large mixing bowl. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. It’s greatly appreciated. To freeze an unbaked apple crumble pie, place it in a freezer-safe and oven proof pan wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and a layer of aluminum foil. Hi do I Toast the walnuts on a separate Pan before I add them to the sugar? Perhaps one of our readers might be able to help. Decorate the edges as desired. You could leave it out if you prefer. You can warm up individual slices of pie in the microwave or if you are warming up the entire pie just place it in a warm oven until it reaches your desired temperature. Have a safe and celebratory holiday filled with fireworks, food, friends, family, and a second serving of pie. What temperature do I set the oven to originally? -Steve, Your email address will not be published. Place pie on baking sheet, and place in preheated oven. In this special FREE series, I reveal my most powerful SECRETS to great baking. -Steve, Hi Steve Follow the instructions for the topping on my Apple Pie Bars. Toss apples until fully coated. Today, Memphis chef and author Jennifer Chandler shares with us a perfect dessert: Apple Crumble Pie. He used his pocket knife, and could almost always get all the peeling off in one long length. Hi Miranda, I don’t usually par-bake the bottom pie dough but you certainly can if you’d like. Just saying. ← Pie crust recipe, video, step-by-step photos, and tips included! Be Blessed!!! Just made your peach crumble pie the other day and everyone loved it! The tapioca is hidden and completely indiscernible but the pie holds a wonderful shape. Our Regional Fair is over, and the North Carolina State Fair is just a few weeks away. And, should you ever decide that you are no longer interested, it’s even quicker to unsubscribe. Thank you for being a subscriber, and thank you for all of your visits and your support. Set aside. Add Cinnamon. When finished slicing, pour apples into a colander to drain while you prepare dough. Your pie looks Fabulous! P.S. The more buttery, crisp, sweet topping = the more you have to enjoy with melty vanilla ice cream. C. Hi Cheryl, Sounds like Grandma knew what she was doing from the get-go. Last updated on November 21st, 2020 at 05:56 pm. In a large bowl, combine apples, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and remaining 1/4 cup flour. Add Nutmeg. An apple pie usually has a pastry crust on top but a Dutch apple pie is covered with a crumbly streusel made of butter, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes nuts or oatmeal. Adjust it accordingly to make the recipe your own. I have vivid memories of her rolling out pie dough on top of our kitchen table. My family loves it so much. Granny Smith Apples hold up the best for baking pies. Keeping the pie in the oven, turn the temperature down to 375°F (190°C) and bake for an additional 30-35 minutes. Hi Tina, You can make a streusel topping which uses oats instead of nuts. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). Place the pie on the bottom, or next to bottom rack in an oven that has been preheated to 450F degrees. I’ll try it and let you know how it comes out…. Begin by adding the Flour, Brown Sugar, and Granulated Sugar to a large mixing bowl. Well, that’s a piece of cake pie. Hang in there, cooler temps are just around the corner, then we’ll be begging for summer days again. Deep dish apple crumble pie is heavy on the crumble topping! Combine apple slices, sugar, flour and apple pie spice in a medium bowl. What is the difference between a Dutch apple pie and a regular one? My wife told me this was far the best desert she had for a very very long time. Cover pie leftovers tightly and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Thank you for the question. The signup box is below and you’ll also find one in the top right hand corner of each page. However, next time I’ll blind-bake the crust first, as it was too hard and not baked under all the filling. Follow our easy, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to learn how to make a delicious Homemade Apple Pie just like Mama made. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired. Cover loosely with aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning; continue baking until juices are thick and bubbly, Crust is golden brown, and apples are tender when pierced with a long wooden … Making this apple pie from scratch, I used oats to prepare the crust and for the crumble on top and apples, cinnamon and coconut oil for the filling. Putting a pie into a very, very hot oven helps the crust brown. Spread apples into the pie plate. In a large bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, salt, and butter; blend with your fingers or a pastry blender until crumbly. The apple filling is nothing out of the ordinary. This time allows the filling to thicken up. The crumble topping is a bunch of ordinary ingredients like brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and butter that, when combined, make something extraordinary. Follow the instructions for the topping on my Apple Pie Bars. Toss to coat and let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. Share your Comments with us. Fall itself is right around the corner. When baking the pie, does the crust have to be poked with a fork when it is in the pie dish before the filling goes in? I bet you make an awesome Apple Pie. Cool, huh? Any tips will be greatly appreciated. Twist the knife slightly to open the vents up. What memories do you have of eating Apple Pie at your house? Thank you! I tried this pie today and everything turned out perfectly except the bottom of the crust was not cooked nearly enough. We do love our Apple Pies. It’s all my mom kept in the pantry to throw into her oatmeal raisin walnut cookies. And you’ll LOVE what the toasted walnuts* add to this pie. That cooling trend was nice but it’s back up to near 90 here where I’m at in NC. Do you have any recommendations on re-heating the pie just a bit so the icecream melts on top? 2 Sheets of pie crust dough Most pies begin at a higher oven temperature. Again, do not sprinkle sugar on the edges.