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Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

I often brown the topping for this special-occasion pie under the broiler to give it extra eye appeal. Watch it carefully, though, because you don't want to burn Thanksgiving dessert! It's a fitting finale for any festive meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 6 cups chopped peeled tart apples (about 6 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with pastry; flute edges and set aside. In a large bowl, combine the apples, butter, sour cream, lemon juice, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spoon into pastry shell.
  • 2. For topping, in a large bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over filling.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until the filling is bubbly and the apples are tender. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 380 calories, 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.