Crumb Topped Apple Pie Recipe
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Crumb Topped Apple Pie Recipe

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This pie is absolutely delicious! If you’re a beginner, use a store-bought pie crust to get a head start. You’ll still get a bushel of compliments. —Virginia Olson, West Des Moines, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 5 large tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 443 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in the shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°. Roll out pastry to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond edge of plate; flute edges.
  3. For filling, place apples in crust. Combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples.
  4. For topping, combine flour and sugar in a small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 50-60 minutes or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Crumb Topped Apple Pie in Taste of Home October 2011, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 443 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2014

"This is the most delicious apple pie I've ever made or tasted. I took the advise of another reviewer and reduced the sugar for filling to 1/2 cup, used Mac. apples & refrigerated pie crust. This is a keeper in my recipe box.Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us all."

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"Really easy recipe and it is probably the best tasting pie I have had in a really long time! My family loved it!"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2014

"Delicious and easier than the recipe I had been using. It never lasts more than 24 hours in our home! My husband and kids love it!"

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2013

"Very much enjoyed the crumb topping....easy, tasty and well received by everyone at table. Thanks!"

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013 Edited Dec. 1, 2013

"This pie recipe is a keeper. Added some pecans to the topping. Used Granny Smith apples adding one extra....easier than the recipe I used to use."

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