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Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe
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Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

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A cool, creamy version of the original, this delicious dessert is the perfect finish to a satisfying summer meal. Its crumbly topping and smooth apple filling and crowd-pleasers! Be prepared to serve seconds. —Sharon Bickett, Chester, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


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


  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add sour cream. Stir in sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, vanilla and salt; mix well. Gently stir in apples. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine brown sugar and remaining flour; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over top of pie. Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve or cover and refrigerate. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Apple Pie in Taste of Home June/July 1993, p31

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"I would probably add more apples and double the topping. It IS very unique. My son doesn't even like apple pie but he liked this!"

Reviewed Dec. 16, 2014 Edited Dec. 17, 2014

"This is my husband's new favorite apple pie. I cut the sugar in the filling by half because I was using up a sweet-crisp apple. I usually spice my apple pies, but I didn't miss it at all. It is wonderful creamy goodness."

Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"Thank you for sharing this and all the tips about the ice cream and tweaking the recipe. My business, God Driven Designs, has an upcoming event in December and we wanted to test a recipe beforehand. We're always looking for inspirational ways to create new food ideas to share with our clients. I didn't do a crumb topping with this, but might add a caramel glaze and I actually cut the sugar in half and used Pillsbury redi bake crust that we cut into circles to make mini pies. They turned out great with a hint of cinnamon on top. We might just give these out as gifts this year!"

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2012

"Nice comfort food"

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2012

"This is one of my husband's favorites. I'm always asked about the recipe!!"

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