Simple Apple Pie

Apple PieWhat’s more American than a French Apple Pie?

Makes one 9-inch pie


1 ready to bake pie crust
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
6 cups cored, peeled and thinly sliced apples (approximately 4-5 medium-sized apples)
1 Large Egg
1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar (plus a pinch), firmly packed
butter or margarine


Baking Instructions:

NOTE: Prepare pie crust according to directions on package for 1 filled crust pie.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix sugar, starch, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt into a bowl.
  2. Stir in sliced apples.
  3. Coat pie plate with a thin layer of butter (can substitute spray oil or Crisco)
  4. Press lower crust into pie plate leaving about 1/4 inch overlap on the lip of the dish
  5. Spoon apple slice mixture into pie plate.
  6. Place top crust over the pie plate, tucking edge inside the bottom crust, then fold over bottom edge and crimp with a fork.
  7. Cut 8 small slits on top of crust – see picture
  8. Beat egg in a bowl then brush across the top of the pie crust then lightly sprinkle with a pinch of sugar
  9. Bake pie on a sheet pan for 1 hour 30 minutes.






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