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Strawberry Apple Pie

Dianne Ebke of Plymouth, Nebraska was baking an apple pie for dinner at her in-laws, when she ran short of apples at the last minute. “I substituted strawberries for the rest of the apples and didn’t tell anyone,“ she recalls. “But that pie was such a hit, I’ve been making it ever since!“
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Whipped topping, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the apples and strawberries; drizzle with lemon juice. Combine sugar and flour; sprinkle over fruit and toss lightly.
  • Line a 9-in. pie place with bottom pastry; trim even with edge of plate. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pastry. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • Bake at 450° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; remove foil and bake 35-40 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Garnish with whipped topping if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 336 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Amelia
    Nov 29, 2019

    I made it sugar free by using sucralose. It looks terrific and tastes great. Will do it again for Christmas. Thank you.

  • Irmgard
    Apr 10, 2019

    A really delicious pie! I only used half the amount of sugar since the fruit is already sweet and it was perfect. Instead of cinnamon and sugar for the topping, I gave a generous shake over the top of Penzey's new Pie Spice. I will definitely make this pie again!

  • Kathi
    Feb 12, 2019

    This was quite delicious with adjustments. Used about 1 3/4 cups strawberries and 4 1/2 cups apples. Added cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in with the sugar and flour mixture. Also added about 1 teaspoon of orange zest for some oomph. Dotted about 1 tablespoon of chopped cold butter on the apple/strawberry mixture before putting the top crust on. Followed another reviewer’s comments and used an egg wash, as well as lowering the temperature to 375 rather than 350.

  • Dreamskape
    Jul 22, 2016

    I really did not care for this at all. Just didn't like the cooked strawberries. Unfortunately, the best part was the crust and I will not be making this again.

  • katherine mae
    Feb 13, 2013

    it was very easy to make and it was twice as good

  • goletagirl
    Apr 14, 2010

    This was a very average recipe. I've never eaten a pie with cooked strawberries, and I found the cooked strawberry flavor was a little off in this recipe. I used a standard 9 inch Pyrex pie plate and used almost twice the apples and about 50% more strawberries. The cooking time was wrong. I baked it for 20 min. instead of 10 at 450, then lowered it to 350. I should have only lowered it to 375 as most recipes call for. If you choose to make this recipe, DEFINITELY use an egg wash over the crust!