the best apple pie recipe

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By alie

Hey y’all, have I got a treat for you today – apple pie. This delicious dessert is a staple in every household, and there’s nothing more satisfying than taking a big bite out of a freshly baked apple pie. I’ve got not one, but two amazing recipes for you to try out, so let’s get started!

The Best-Ever Apple Pie Recipe

First up, we have the best-ever apple pie recipe that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • 1 double pie crust recipe (check out this recipe for a great double pie crust)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced

Now that you have all your ingredients, let’s get started on making the pie!


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer.
  3. Place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work of crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes, until apples are soft.

And voila, your mouth-watering best-ever apple pie is ready to enjoy!

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Apple Pie Recipe by Taste of Home

Next up, we have a classic apple pie recipe by Taste of Home that will have you savoring every last bite. Let’s take a look at what you’ll need for this recipe:


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 to 7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Double crust pie pastry
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large egg white
  • Additional sugar

With all your ingredients ready, it’s time to get baking!


  1. In a small bowl, combine sugars, flour and spices; set aside. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and vanilla. Add sugar mixture; toss to coat.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll one half of dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim even with rim. Add filling; dot with butter. Roll remaining dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edge. Cut slits in top. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over crust. Sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°; bake 40-50 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack.

And that’s it, your delicious apple pie is ready to share with friends and family!

So there you have it, two amazing apple pie recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Which one are you going to try out first? Let me know in the comments below!

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