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Apple Pie Sour Cream Recipe
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Apple Pie Sour Cream Recipe

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Want to know the secret in this version of an All-American favorite? It's sour cream! One bite, and you'll find yourself making this deliciously different pie often.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 3/4 cup Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 5 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 4 large)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons streusel in pastry shell. Arrange half the apples in overlapping rows in pastry shell; sprinkle with lemon juice. Combine sour cream and milk; spread over apples. Arrange remaining apples over sour cream mixture in overlapping rows; sprinkle with remaining streusel.
  2. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly and streusel is browned. Cool on wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Apple Pie in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Spring 2009, p76

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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