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Apple Pie

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Homemade Apple Pie Recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • 2 9" pie crusts
  • 3 lbs. apples peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 egg whisked

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Prepare two 9" pie crusts or remove store bought pie dough from fridge/freezer.
  • Peel apples and slice thinly about 1/8" - 1/4" thick. Be sure to remove core/seeds.
  • In a small bowl mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.
  • Heat a skillet to medium heat and add the apples, lemon juice and sugar mixture and stir to combine. Cook for about 5 minutes until apples are tender but not too soft, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lay the first pie crust into a lightly buttered pie dish. Pour apples into the dish. Either lay the entire second crust on top of the pie or cut dough into long even strips 2" thick and weave the crust making a lattice top. Then, pinch sides close.
  • Brush top of pie crust with egg wash and then sprinkle evenly with cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Place pie in the preheated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes until pie is bubbly and crust is golden.


*If the top of your pie is getting too dark or it has achieved the level of browning you want, simply place a piece of foil on top and finish cooking. This will prevent further browning while allowing the pie to cook fully on the inside.
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