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By alie

Oh, fall is finally here and with it comes crisp mornings, beautiful foliage, and of course, apple pie! Nothing says fall quite like the scent of freshly baked pie wafting through the house. I’ve got not one, but two delicious apple pie recipes to share with you today, so get ready to whip out your apron and get baking.

Apple Pie – Red Delicious and Nutritious

This first recipe comes from the Red Delicious and Nutritious blog, and it’s the perfect choice if you’re looking for a healthy twist on a classic dessert.

Apple Pie - Red Delicious and Nutritious

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups of thinly sliced apples
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of allspice
  • 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1 pie crust

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Mix together the thinly sliced apples, flour, honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and walnuts (if using).
  3. Pour the apple mixture into the pie crust, and cover with a second crust. Be sure to cut a few slits in the top to allow for steam to escape.
  4. Bake the pie for 45-55 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  5. Let the pie cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Apple Pie Recipe – Taste of Home

This second recipe comes from Taste of Home, and it’s a classic take on the beloved dessert that’s sure to be a hit with everyone at the dinner table.

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Apple Pie Recipe - Taste of Home

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 6-7 cups of thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • 1 double-crust pie pastry

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the apples with the lemon juice, then add the sugar mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Line a 9-in. pie plate with one of the pastry crusts, and pour the apple mixture into the crust.
  5. Place the second crust on top of the filling, and trim any excess pastry. Cut slits in the top crust to allow for steam to escape.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and water, then brush the mixture over the top crust.
  7. Bake the pie for 45-55 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Let the pie cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.

There you have it, folks – two delicious apple pie recipes for you to try out this fall season. Whether you’re looking for a healthier option or a classic take on the dessert, these recipes are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. So grab your rolling pin and get ready to bake up a delicious storm!

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