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Apple Pie Filling Recipe
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Apple Pie Filling Recipe

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Laurie Mace of Los Osos, California puts up jars of this tasty homemade pie filling for use throughout the year.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:40 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 40 servings

Ingredients

  • 18 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 6 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons bottled lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 cups water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 128 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice; set aside. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add water; bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add apples; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until the apples are tender, about 6-8 minutes. Cool for 30 minutes.
  2. Ladle into freezer containers, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. Cool at room temperature no longer than 1-1/2 hours. Seal and freeze; store up to 12 months. Yield: 5-1/2 quarts (enough for about five 9-inch pies).
Originally published as Apple Pie Filling in Taste of Home October/November 1996, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 128 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

HOW DO YOU FIX THIS AFTER YOU TAKE IT OUT OF THE FREEZER

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013

Do you think I could can this instead of freezing it?

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

Double the apples.

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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

What a great way to use up your apples! Simple simple simple! After adding the apples to the Dutch oven it came very close to overflowing. I grabbed a large spatula and folded them in.

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

Would appreciate pie baking directions to go with this!

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