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The Best Apple Crumb Pie

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This Apple Crumb Pie is about as American as you can get. Made with juicy apples, a flaky pie crust and a topped with a delicious crumb topping, this apple pie is perfect to enjoy any time of the year…especially during the fall.

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It’s not Thanksgiving without a nice slice of pie. Better yet, it’s not Thanksgiving without a slice of an apple pie of some sort. This Apple Crumb Pie (or Dutch Apple Pie or Apple Crumble Pie) recipe is easy as pie to make and is perfect not only for Thanksgiving but any time of the year. Apple pie is the all-American dessert! Apple season just finished on our farm and thankfully we are well-stocked up on apples at our store due to their abundance this season.

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When it comes to dessert, apple crumb pie is my weakness. Well, any slice of pie is my weakness.

I would totally choose a nice slice of my favorite pie over a brownie or slice of cake any day. I have learned how to make pies of all flavors from “The Pie Making Queen”, aka Mom. Thanks, mom! She’s the best baker around, especially during the holiday season. People often get intimidated when it comes to baking pies. It’s the crust. Don’t be afraid of the crust.

The perfect pie starts with the perfect pie crust. This Perfect Pie Crust Recipe is super easy and delectably flaky.

My Perfect Pie Crust recipe comes out perfect every time. But still, if you are not comfortable with rolling everything out, buy a prepared crust in the freezer section. The work is already done for you. Or, buy a box of prepared crusts to practice your edge-crimping technique in the refrigerator section. I promise I won’t tell a soul. Since this Apple Crumb Pie has a streusel layer, you won’t have to worry about perfecting the top crust either. Plus, it’s made with love and that is all that matters.

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How Do You Make Apple Crumb Pie?

Preparing this recipe really is a piece of cake (see what I did there?.) I always use a variety of apples when I bake. It adds to the depth of flavor. My favorite apples to bake with are Rome, Winesap and Cameo. These are all harder apples so they won’t break down too much (unlike a McIntosh or Cortland) and have varying levels of sweetness. A healthy dose of cinnamon is added to give the filling the perfect fall flavor.

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And the streusel crumb topping is so delicious!

The butter, sugar and flour work together to give the topping the right amount of soft crunch once baked. I could eat the topping all by itself.


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So make sure you save room for this delicious Apple Crumb Pie in your belly. Oh yeah, make sure you also save room for a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream on your dish too….because apple pie and ice cream are the perfect combinations.

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More Delicious Apple Recipes:

Jewish Apple Cake

Apple Crumb Muffins

Apple Cranberry Tarts

Apple Raisin Coleslaw

Cinnamon Glazed Apple Fritters

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Yield: 8 servings

Apple Crumb Pie

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
This Apple Crumb Pie is about as American as you can get. Made with juicy apples, a flaky pie crust and a topped with a delicious crumb topping, this apple pie is perfect to enjoy any time of the year...especially during the fall.

Ingredients

Apple Pie Filling

  • 8 Apples, peeled and sliced
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Streusel Topping

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Make one recipe of Perfect Pie Crust. Divide dough in half. Roll out one half. Place in pie dish. Crimp edges. You can wrap and freeze the other half for later use.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Peel, core and slice apples. Add them to a large bowl. Apple Pie is about as American as you can get. A slice of this Apple Crumb Pie is perfect to enjoy for Thanksgiving dessert or any time of the year. #applepie #applecrumbpie #pie #pierecipe #dessert #baking #Thanksgivingrecipe #thanksgivingdessert #applerecipes
  4. Mix apples with sugar, cinnamon, flour, lemon juice, apple juice and salt.
  5. Pour apple mixture into prepared pie shell. Dot with butter.
  6. To make the streusel, combine flour, cinnamon, and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Use a pastry blender or fork to cut in the butter; making pea sized pieces. Apple Pie is about as American as you can get. A slice of this Apple Crumb Pie is perfect to enjoy for Thanksgiving dessert or any time of the year. #applepie #applecrumbpie #pie #pierecipe #dessert #baking #Thanksgivingrecipe #thanksgivingdessert #applerecipes
  7. Pour topping over apple pie, filling in any holes. 
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes or until topping is brown and bubbly.

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