easy apple pie recipe

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By alie

Indulge in the sweet and comforting flavors of homemade apple pie with this easy recipe. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a family dinner or a potluck party. Impress your guests with the delicious taste and presentation of this classic dessert.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and diced
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 6 cups thinly sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, diced

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cut in 1/2 cup diced butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup cold water until mixture forms a ball. Shape dough into a disk and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface to a 12-inch circle. Transfer to a 9-inch pie dish. Trim edges to 1/2 inch beyond rim of pie dish.
  4. In a large bowl, toss sliced apples with 3/4 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon allspice. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour over mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Pour apple mixture into pie crust. Dot with 1 tablespoon diced butter.
  6. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. If crust is browning too quickly, cover edges with foil.
  7. Let cool before serving.

Enjoy the buttery and flaky crust combined with the warm, spiced sweetness of the apple filling. Serve a la mode with vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

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Alternate Recipe:

If you prefer a different take on apple pie, try this easy recipe with a sweet and crumbly topping.

Ingredients:

  • 1 premade pie crust
  • 6 cups thinly sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Press premade pie crust into 9-inch pie dish.
  3. In a large bowl, toss sliced apples with 3/4 cup white sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon allspice. Spread mixture evenly into pie crust.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in cubed butter until mixture becomes crumbly. Sprinkle over apple mixture.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly. If topping is browning too quickly, cover with foil.
  6. Let cool before serving.

Allow the sweet and crispy topping to complement the tender and juicy apple filling. Serve warm with a dollop of whipped cream for an added touch of richness.

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