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Classic Homemade Apple Pie is the perfect dessert for fall. Best of all, filled with tender apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and baked in a delicious flaky crust!

Easy Apple Pie

Easy Apple Pie is the perfect classic dessert for fall. This easy homemade dessert is filled with tender apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and baked in a delicious flaky crust!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Holiday
Keyword best apple pie recipe, classic apple pie recipe, easy apple pie, easy apple pie recipe, easy thanksgiving dessert, homemade apple pie, thanksgiving dessert ideas, the best apple pie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings (1-9 inch pie)
Calories 235 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6-7 cups thinly sliced peeled apples I like to use a variety of tart & sweet - Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Cortland and Honey Crisp
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pastry for double-crust pie 9 inches
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • egg wash for brushing on crust
  • coarse sugar for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves together in a medium bowl.
  3. Place the apple slices in a large mixing bowl and drizzle with lemon juice. Toss with the dry ingredients and mix to coat.
  4. Carefully drape your rolled out pie crust over a standard 9" pie pan - using a rolling pin to help transfer. Leave the edges hanging over and trim any excess pieces.
  5. Using a slotted spoon, fill the pie pan with apple mixture, making a pile and packing down tightly. (do not add excess juices from the bowl).
  6. Dot with butter and place the second rolled out pie crust on top (you can make a lattice top or simply cut slits to vent the steam). Trim, seal and flute edges.
  7. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  8. Place the pie pan on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Turn oven down to 350 F and remove foil. Bake for an additional 30-40 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. If the top of your pie is getting too brown, cover with foil again. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Apple Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 126mg5%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.