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This apple pie recipe originally is from my mother-in-law…with some of my tweaks over the years. It seriously is so easy to make and so delicious!
  1. 1 pie crust
  2. 7-8 apples (about 6-1/2 cups of mixed variety is best)
  3. ¾ teaspoon apple pie spice (or cinnamon if you don’t have apple pie spice)
  4. ¾ cup granulated sugar
  5. Butter, to dot the pie with
For the crumbs
  1. ¾ cup flour
  2. ½ cup sugar
  3. ½ cup butter, softened to room temperature
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Prepare your pie crust and place in 9” pie dish.
  3. Peel and slice your apples into small slices, about ¼” thick
  4. Place the apples into the pie crust.
  5. Sprinkle the sugar over the apples.
  6. Sprinkle the apple pie spice (or cinnamon) over the sugar.
  7. Dot with butter (4-5 small pieces of butter).
  8. To make the crumb topping, place the softened butter, flour and sugar into a medium sized bowl. Use the back of the fork or pastry blender to mix the ingredients to form crumbs.
  9. Sprinkle the crumbs over the pie.
  10. Place the pie dish on a baking sheet.
  11. Place the pie in the middle rack of the oven and bake for 50-60 minutes.
  12. * Tip: Make a tent with foil and place that over the pie after baking for 20 minutes. This keeps the pie from browning too much.
  13. Pie is done when it is golden brown.
  14. Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.
  15. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  1. Use a variety of apples. Mix a few different red apples with a couple of green apples for the best flavor.
  2. Make sure butter is softened to room temperature for the crumbs.
  3. Place foil tent over the pie after 20 minutes of baking so that it does not brown too much.
  4. This apple pie recipe originally is from my mother APPLE PIE

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