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Meg Apple Pie

Delicious pie with fresh apples. Great for any season espcially in the fall and for Thanksgiving.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American Fresh
Servings 6


  • Cutting board, apple peeler, knife, measuring spoons and cups, rolling pin, marble slab or pastry mat, 2 large bowls, 9 inch pie pan, small bowl, wisk or fork for beating the egg white, pastry brush


  • 7-9 large apples, peeled recommend Granny Smith or other firm apples
  • 1 teas lemon juice optional, use to keep apple slices from turning brown
  • 2 - 3 tbsp flour use more if you like a thicker sauce for the filling
  • 1/4 teas ginger (optional)
  • 1/2 teas nutmeg
  • 3/4 teas cinnamon
  • 1/2 teas salt
  • 2 tbsp cold butter, cut up
  • 2 tbsp white sugar can use all brown or raw sugars
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 egg white beatened with a dash of water
  • 1 -2 tbsp milk add to apples or use to coat top crust when baking
  • 1 9 inch uncooked pie shell, top and bottom use Pillsbury rolled pie crust. Roll until thin. If using a mat, roll until the printed words can be seen faintly.


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Peel and slice washed apples. Don't nmake slices thick
  • Dry apples on paper or cloth towel, stir with lemon juice
  • Put apples in large bowl. Add all dry ingredients. Toss or stir to coat.
  • Optional: add milk to the apples and toss or omit
  • Arrange apples in a heaping pile in pie pan lined with crust. They will reduce in size.
  • Dot top of apples with cut up butter pieces
  • Cover with top crust or lattice
  • If using a solid crust for the top, slit 3 or 4 short vent holes randomly. This allows the steam to escape while baking. Be careful to not cut the bottom crust.
  • Always crimp the edges to seal the top and bottom crusts together using a fork. You can also pinch edges with your fingers to seal.
  • Paint egg white with added dash of water beaten together on top crust for golden color.
  • Options for browning crust Using pastry bruah coat top with milk. Or sprinkle suger and cinnamon over the top.
  • Baked 375 degrees 45 - 60 minutes until golden! Sometimes you may need to bake a little longer. If it needs to bake more, cover with foil to keep crust from getting too dark.
Keyword apple pie