Scrumptious Apple Pie

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Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!
Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!
Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!
Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

Scrumptious Apple Pie

When I think of Fall, I think of apples and when I think of apples, I think of apple pie so why not kick off the new season with scrumptious apple pie!

I have never made apple pie before but I sure have had my fair share of apple pie. To be honest, I was really nervous to make apple pie because I feel there a few things that could go wrong like using the wrong apples (aren’t all apples created equal??) or making really ugly pie crust. These insecurities all vanished of course but were none-the-less valid concerns for me!

Nolan and I went to farmers market last week and bought the cutest, little apples from this sweet old couple and I couldn’t wait to dice them up and bake them into a warm, delicious pie. I got about 3lbs of Honey Crisp apples and they did just fine. Oh how I wish I had my own orchard. Think of all the delicious-ness that would come of it! I also got this ADORABLE pie pan from William Sonoma. It says “Baked With Love” on the bottom. Too cute!

Before I dive into the recipe part of this, I am SO glad I researched a few recipes and blog post beforehand. I realize I hardly had any of the tools to successfully make apple pie. Who knew you needed to slice your apples super thin and tiny or that having a pastry board is way more practical than a cutting board?? I have never made apple pie so I watched this video to show me how to slice my apples 🙂

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe


 

Scrumptious Apple Pie Recipe- i made this last thanksgiving and it was such a hit!!

 

INGREDIENTS

  • Vodka Pie Crust
  • 6 Honey Crisp Apples
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 4 tbsp. Flour
  • 1 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • egg wash

HOW TO MAKE

  1. Preheat the oven to 325*F
  2. Slice apples into thin slices
  3. Place bottom crust into greased pie pan and coat the top with egg wash
  4. In a small saucepan, melt butter then add in both sugars, water, flour, cornstarch, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Whisk together until fully incorporated (about 3 minutes)
  5. Add a layer of apples followed by your butter/sugar mixture. Alternate until you pie tin is full and your filling is gone
  6. Lay your top pie crust or lattice onto filling
  7. Coat your top crust with egg wash and sprinkle with sparkling sugar (I use Wilton White Sparkling Sugar)
  8. Bake for 35-45 minutes on the bottom rack. Keep an eye out on your crust. I aim for a nice soft brown color. If your crust starts to get too crusty, toss a kitchen towel on top of your pie to prevent burning
  9. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving

 

 

Scrumptious Apple Pie


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76 Comments

  1. Your pie looks amazing. I would think you had made many before this. The pie plate is super cute.

  2. That does look absolutely scrumptious. I love apple pie. It is my favorite pie and I want to grab a piece from right into my screen.

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  3. Apple pie always smells so heavenly when it is baking. Since I quit eating all things flour and sugar in January, I’ll just have to drool over your photos.

  4. Right while I’m making quinoa for dinner – but seriously this apple pie looks really good 🙂

  5. That Apple pie looks simply delicious. Thanks for sharing!

  6. That looks scrumptious!

  7. That pie looks amazing! I think I would have to use this recipe on my cheat day! Thanks for sharing.

  8. This classic apple pie looks absolutely delicious! xo, Suzanne~ http://www.suzannespiegoski.com

  9. Well now I want to some apple pie! It looks incredible!

  10. Now I have apple pie on the brain. Time to get some apples and make some pie!!

  11. That pie dish is cute, and your photos are gorgeous! Honey crisps probably made a delicious pie. Yum!

  12. Yum! Apple pie is my favorite! And you made it look so incredibly delicious – your pictures are stunning! Thank you for sharing – can’t wait to make it myself!

  13. I have never made an apple pie. But guess what…you make it look easy enough. Thanks for that and I’ll have mine with a dolup of vanillabean ice cream…please.

  14. You make it look so doable and yummy.

  15. Your crust looks to die for! If I’m brave enough to try a pie for thanksgiving this year I’m definitely going with this one. It’s beautiful.

  16. Yum this looks absolutely delicious! I’m not the best baker but this hasn’t inspired me to try making an apple pie this season!

  17. I’m so intrigued by this vodka pie crust! I have heard it makes it super crunchy.

  18. Apple pie is one of my favorite fall desserts. It’s not a Thanksgiving in my house without one. They are SOOOO good.

  19. Apple pie is my favorite fall dessert! I made one this past weekend and it was amazing. Add a scoop of ice cream and I could almost swoon. I can hardly wait to try your recipe. Looks delicious!

  20. Thanks for sharing this. I have a few weeks to get this recipe perfect before debuting on Thanksgiving and Christmas. I am so excited to find this recipe!

  21. Everyone has their own favorite apple pie version. After reading over the ingredients sound very similar to what we make. Love the way it makes the house smell while baking.

  22. Apple pie is one of the few desserts that everyone in my family enjoys. Your pie looks delicious, I wish I could try a piece of it right now.

  23. My family loves apple pie and it’s a great way to use the fresh picked apples we get each year from the nearby orchard. I always worry about making the pie crust and have yet to master such but I’m still trying. Thanks for sharing your vodka pie crust recipe as I will definitely add it to my recipe box.

  24. I haven’t tried apple pie (shocker I know) but this looks SO good. I think I’ll try this recipe over the weekend 🙂

  25. I absolutely love apple pie. Are used to always make it by hand and it taste so good. Over the years I’ve gotten pretty lazy about doing that but I’m kind of in the mood to making it homemade again. I will try your recipe.

  26. Looks good! You can’t go wrong with apple pie.. it’s too tasty!

  27. Drooling! This looks delish and I’m OBSESSED with that pie dish!

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  28. This looks absolutely amazing and that pie dish is the cutest thing I have ever seen!

  29. There is just something about apple pie that makes you feel at home and warm inside. This apple pie looks amazing. Now I’m craving a slice of warm apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

  30. This looks delicious and ypyr photos are great! This is very similar to the recipe I use and we will be baking with our picked apples this week! Personally I don’t fuss over extra things in the kitchen. I just cut my apples thin with a knife on the cutting board, never had a complain.

  31. Oh my gosh, yum, this looks amazing. I just love apple pie. I don’t think I’ve ever made it on my own before.

  32. Wow looks wonderful! I have pinned it too! Can’t wait to taste it!

  33. Good pie is all about a great pie crust and this looks amazing! Saving to try later 🙂

  34. I actually just pinned this recipe earlier today! It looks so good. I’m going to try it out for Thanksgiving!

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  35. This looks AMAZING. I’ve been craving Apple Pie for a little while, and this may need to be the one… It looks so delicious!

  36. My my this does look scrumptious! I can’t wait to try it myself.

  37. Oh my goodness I really want a slice of this right now it looks absolutely delicious and I do love an apple pie at this time of year.

  38. I love apple pie. I have a bunch of apples on hand right now so I really need to make myself one.

  39. These pictures are totally speaking to me. I’d love to have three slices please. This seriously looks so incredibly delicious.

  40. Well this looks so good. Perfect for fall. I have never made an apple pie…weird I Know. I do love pie though so I really should try this. We have a ton of apples from going apple picking a week ago. This would be a perfect recipe.

  41. We usually go to the mountains and get apples every year. Usually I just make apple butter with them. But I am excited to try this pie soon with him.

  42. This looks perfect. I’d Love to make this for our next family and friends gathering

  43. Sounds like a yummy recipe. I have never made apple pie with honey crisp apples, just granny smith or a mixture of granny smith and some reds. I also buy pre-made crust 😉

  44. Apple pie is always a hit in my house. I love to try new recipes for it. I will have to get the ingredients I need to make this on the weekend for dessert.

  45. Wow this looks amazing! I’ve never had homemade apple pie, and I would really like to get into baking (terrible cook). This is something I’d like to try.

  46. Thank you for this, I was just looking for a recipe. It looks so yummie

  47. It looks delicious! We don’t need to peel the apples ?

  48. I still have a ton of apples from our apple picking trip so I think I will go for it and make my first apple pie!!

  49. The apple pie looks yummy. However i was distracted by how pretty you presented it all. I am drowned to your food photography 🙌🏼 really looks amazing to me

  50. I’m soooo hungry and this look so yummy!

  51. I’m so pinning this for later! We just planted 2 Apple trees and I’m so excited to bake!

  52. Mmmh this made my mouth water! I would love to try this recipe and accompany it with a scoop (or 2) of vanilla ice cream. I can see myself eating this while watching Scandal lol

  53. My husband loves Apple Pie, so this is something I must make this fall!!!! Thanks for the recipe!!!

  54. This looks so delicious! I love apple pies. Especially homemade! I’ll have to try this recipe next time.

  55. well with the weather predicted for next week, this would be perfect!

  56. That is a really cute pie dish, I must get one because now is the perfect time for pies. I think I made an apple pie once and there was an issue with cooking time. I should have cooked it longer, your pie crust is spectacular looking.

  57. Goodness, the crust on this looks so amazing. You did a great job, and I’m really loving that cute little pie dish. I’ve used gala apples, and definitely cornstarch is a must! This is a great recipe.

  58. I’d love a slice of this with a nice big scoop of vanilla ice cream! Nothing goes better with apple pie

  59. Okay this looks insanely delicious! I have an apple pie recipe that my mom has always used and it’s my favorite – but now I’m totally craving this haha! It looks SO delicious – and the best part is that it’s pretty too, mine don’t always come out that pretty – I need to practice! Lol!

  60. You made me hungry soooo bad just by looking at your photos! I’m really craving for a slice now. But really, I looove the way you took these shots. I might just try my hands on making apple pie now 😉

  61. That is so cool! I am not a huge apple pie person, but maybe I just have tried the right one. I am actually looking forward to trying this one out!

  62. This looks amazing! I am going to make this asap!

  63. I have saved so many apple pie recipes this season and i cannot wait to try them all!!

  64. That looks a-ma-zing! I will definitely try your recipe this weekend! 🙂

  65. this looks outstanding! definitely going to try it 🙂

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  67. This looks amazing! Your photos are beautiful! Sharing with my husband, he’s the baker in our family!

  68. Firstly – vodka pastry?? hello! Pie looks amazing and so tasty, can’t wait to try it myself. Your photos are awesome as well.