Apple Crumb Pie

One of the keys to a perfect apple pie is baking it on the lowest rack position in the oven and on top of a pizza stone to ensure that the crust will not be soggy.
By Amy Casey
Apple Crumb Pie

Apple Crumb Pie
 
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One of the keys to a perfect apple pie is baking it on the lowest rack position in the oven and on top of a pizza stone to ensure that the crust will not be soggy.
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Serves: 8
Ingredients
For the pie
  • 1crust from a 15-ounce package rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust
  • 7 cups sliced, peeled McIntosh apples (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
For the crumb topping
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Move oven rack to the lowest position in the oven. Place a pizza stone on the rack.
  2. Unroll piecrust into a 9-inch pie plate. Crimp the edge of the crust.
  3. Place apples in a large bowl and toss with sugar, flour, cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg.
  4. In a separate bowl mix crumb topping ingredients of flour, sugars, cornmeal, and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter until combined and crumbs form.
  5. Transfer apple mixture to the piecrust-lined pie plate. Sprinkle with crumb topping. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Place pie on a parchment lined baking sheet Bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 minutes more or until apples are tender and filling is bubbly.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.

 

Amy Casey

Amy Casey, of northern New Jersey, is a food columnist for the New Jersey Herald and cookbook author. She has developed a wealth of recipes as a personal chef and also while cooking for her own family of five. See more of her recipes in her just published cookbook for e-readers Dinner for a Year – 52 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Spice Up Your Family Menu Planning.

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2 Comments
  1. This is the simplest and easiest apple crumb pie which should be tried as soon as possible…I am glad that I came across your blog and I found this to be the best pie…

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