Easy Apple Pie


This easy apple pie was my mother's recipe. I make this simple recipe for homemade pie all the time; I love it. I often add a dash of nutmeg, so you can put that in if you wish.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 9-inch pie


  • 1 (14.1 ounce) package pastry for a 9-inch double-crust pie

  • ¾ cup white sugar, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 6 cups thinly sliced apples

  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  2. Line a 9-inch pie dish with one pastry crust; set second one aside.

  3. Combine 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Add more sugar if your apples are tart.

  4. Layer apple slices in the prepared pie dish, sprinkling each layer with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

    Overhead of a pie crust being filled with apple slices and brown sugar with a bowl of apple slices off to the side.

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  5. Dot top layer with small pieces of butter. Cover with top crust.

    Overhead of a pie filled with apple slices, brown sugar, and cuts of butter with a top crust being placed on it.

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  6. Bake pie on the lowest rack of the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until golden brown and filling bubbles, 30 to 35 minutes more.

  7. Serve warm or cold.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
9g Fat
42g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 117mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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