Apple Pie Filling


Freezer apple pie filling. With this recipe, you can treat your family with pies year-round.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins
5 9-inch pies


  • 18 cups thinly sliced apples

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 10 cups water

  • 4 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup cornstarch

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Toss apples with lemon juice in a large bowl and set aside.

  2. Pour water into a Dutch oven over medium heat. Combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a bowl; add to water, stir well, and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. Add apples and return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until apples are tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes.

  4. Ladle into 5 freezer containers, leaving 1/2 inch of headspace. Cool at room temperature no longer than 1 1/2 hours.

  5. Seal and freeze. Can be stored for up to 12 months.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
0g Fat
33g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 63mg 1%

* 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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