apple pie recipe

Apple Pie Recipe

Do you love Apple Pie? We do at our house, but I’ve always been too intimiadted to try making our own. Here’s a simple step-by-step recipe that will hopefully make you feel empowered and able to make apple pie!


apple pie ingredients


Traditional butter crust:


  • 2 sticks butter
  • ⅖ cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp ice water
  1. Stir flour, sugar, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Cut in butter with a pastry tool or fork until evenly spread throughout. You will have a chunky sand-like texture.
  3. Add in each tbsp of ice water one at a time, and knead your dough until it is a smooth, clay-like consistency.
  4. Divide it in half, roll each into a disc and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

apple pie ingredients



Prepare the apples:

  • 4 Granny Smith apples
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  1. Peel apples and cut into wedges
  2. Toss them with brown sugar, cinnamon, and lime juice.


how to make apple pie



Assemble the pie:

  1. Roll out each dough disc, and cut into circles that are just a little bigger than your pie dish.
  2. Press one crust into the bottom of a pie dish, then pour in apple mixture.
  3. Top apples with a sprinkling of more brown sugar and cinnamon (how much is up to you, I did just a small sprinkle)
  4. Cover pie with your second crust, and pinch around the edge with a fork to seal the crust. Slice a small slit in the middle of your pie top to vent.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.




Simple apple pie recipe



apple pie recipe

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