Dutch Apple Pie Recipe
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Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

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This delicious pie was brought to my mother's home the day after my father died on Christmas Eve 25 years ago. Every time I bake it I am reminded of the tremendous outpouring of love and support that we received. It's a pie that my sweet daddy would have loved.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1 unbaked pie shell (9 inches)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 363 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Stir in the egg, vanilla and sour cream; stir until smooth. Add apples; mix well. Pour into pie crust. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 325° and bake for 30 minutes more.
  2. For topping, combine flour and sugar in a small bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle topping over pie; bake 20 minutes longer or until filling is bubbly and topping is browned. Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or chilled. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Dutch Apple Pie in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p78

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"I loved it. I did add cinnamon to the topping. So easy and delicious!"

quietgardens 214853
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2014

"I am NOT a fan of cheesecake, but this recipe with sour cream and tart apples are off the charts!"

babsw17 19204
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2014

"I made this pie on a quick look on website. I made it for a dinner party and was hoping it was good enough. Everyone said it was the best apple pie they had ever eaten! I will keep this pie to impress again!!!"

mamaknowsbest 18885
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

"This is the only apple pie recipe you will ever need again! Perfect! Great taste, wonderful texture. It is a sweet pie and next time may choose to cut back on sugar but it was an absolute hit with all who have tried it. Wonderful with unsweetened whipped cream. I did bake an extra 10 minutes longer than called for but only because I wasn't sure it was 'bubbling' enough. Perfect."

zooey_sparky 45477
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2014

"best apple pie i have ever had except for grandmas"

fordless 20703
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2010

"way to sweet for us..."

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