This is my mother's apple pie. This is the recipe I use all the time and I love it. I also use a dash of nutmeg so if you wish you can put that in too.

Carol

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Prepare your pastry for a two crust pie. Wipe, quarter, core, peel, and slice apples; measure to 6 cups.

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  • Combine sugar and cinnamon. The amount of sugar used depends on how tart your apples are.

  • Arrange apples in layers in pastry lined pie plate. Sprinkle each layer with sugar and cinnamon. Dot top layer with small pieces of butter or margarine. Cover with top crust.

  • Place on lowest rack in oven preheated to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake for 30 to 35 minutes longer. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; protein 1.7g 3% DV; carbohydrates 42.2g 14% DV; fat 9.1g 14% DV; cholesterol 3.8mg 1% DV; sodium 128.1mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
09/27/2003
This was delicious! I added a few touches to it, also. I mixed the apples with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, stirred in the sugar and 2 tablespoons of flour to thicken the juices. After adding the top crust, I brushed on an egg wash ( 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon milk)and sprinkled 1 tablespoon of sugar. I placed the glass pie dish on a baking sheet to prevent any spill-over from dripping onto the oven's floor. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
11/09/2010
This was my first apple pie and while it did turn out good it wasn't as gooey as I'd like. I added a couple tablespoons of flour like others suggested maybe I added too much. Read More
(12)
676 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 12
Rating: 4 stars
09/27/2003
This was delicious! I added a few touches to it, also. I mixed the apples with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, stirred in the sugar and 2 tablespoons of flour to thicken the juices. After adding the top crust, I brushed on an egg wash ( 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon milk)and sprinkled 1 tablespoon of sugar. I placed the glass pie dish on a baking sheet to prevent any spill-over from dripping onto the oven's floor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/16/2007
This is a wonderful recipe. I added 1-2 TBLS lemon jiuce, 2 TBLS flour, 1/2 teas vanilla 1/4 teas nutmeg and used brown sugar instead of white. Then mixed the seasonings with the apples before putting it in the crust. I won first prize at a local Farmer's Market apple pie contest so thanks! I cooked it longer- more like 55 minutes so next time will do the 10 minutes at 450, then 40 minutes at 375 I think will work great. It might be my stove so just wait until it is bubbling. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/22/2004
I have made this pie several times to the point of not needing the recipe anymore. Even though it's simple, people rave over it! I recently began to add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and it gives a wonderful flavor. Also, I spray my pie pan with Butter flavored nonstick spray, so it's easy to serve (I do cheat and use the refrigerated crusts). I like to dash the crust with a little butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/14/2007
I changed some stuff and it came out a lot better the 2nd time. I did 2/4c brown and 1/4 white sugar instead of 3/4c white sugar. I put some nutmeg in it also. On top of the latice i mixed 1 egg and some milk and egg washed the top of the pie and then sprinkled it with white sugar. I had to bake it about 10 minutes longer. Just wanna make sure you wait for the juices in the pie to bubble before removing from the oven. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/06/2005
This turned out wonderfully! Thanks to all the AllRecipes members who suggested adding some flour to the mix! I tossed the apples in the sugar cinnamon nutmet and 4tbsp flour together before pouring it into the crust and the filling turned out juicy but not runny. Delicious! My husband wondered how I had gotten his grandmother's recpie! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/21/2003
I used premade crust and added two tsp flour a little nutmeg and sprinked the apples with lemon juice. I also used 2 tsp butter and sprinkled the top crust with sugar before baking. My family raved about it. I used granny smith apples but want to try other kinds. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/24/2007
This pie was very good but we don't understand the layering of the apples and sprinkling process. The second time we tried it we just mixed the apples with the mixture and it tasted much better. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/26/2003
This turned out super!!:) What a fantastic pie. It's a keeper! I did add a few tbsps of flour to the cinnamon sugar mixture so it would "jell" and it turned out perfectly not runny in the least! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2003
Didn't realize how easy it is to make apple pies. Made this over 5 times already. I added half teaspoon nutmeg to the sugar mixture and 1 tablespoon lemon juice to the apples. Lovely! Everyone loved it. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/09/2010
This was my first apple pie and while it did turn out good it wasn't as gooey as I'd like. I added a couple tablespoons of flour like others suggested maybe I added too much. Read More
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