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There is nothing as classic as good old apple pie. You can can this Homemade Apple Pie Filling and store some in your pantry for the winner so you can whip up a quick apple pie anytime. #applepie #dessert #pierecipes

Homemade Apple Pie Filling

There is nothing as classic as good old apple pie. Make this Homemade Apple Pie Filling and store in your pantry so you can whip up an apple pie anytime.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 quart jar
Author Melissa Russo

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds  apples cored and sliced (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Add apples and sugar to a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for five minutes stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. Ladle hot mixture into a hot jar, leaving 1/2 inch space at top of jar. Wipe rim and remove air bubbles. Center the lid on the jar. Apply the band and adjust tightly. Place jar in the boiling water canner.
  3. Process the jar for 30 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Turn of heat, remove the lid and let jar stand for five minutes. Remove the jar and cool.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Ball Canning Back to Basics: A Foolproof Guide to Canning Jams, Jellies, Pickles, and More.