Rustic Apple Pie: Grandma’s Secret Recipe

Rustic Apple Pie: Grandma’s Secret Recipe

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  • 6 cups of peeled, sliced apples
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 2 pie crusts (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 egg (for egg wash)
  • 1 tablespoon of coarse sugar (for topping)


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sliced apples, granulated sugar, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, lemon juice, and all-purpose flour. Toss everything together until the apples are evenly coated.
  3. Roll out one of the pie crusts and line a pie dish with it.
  4. Pour the apple filling into the pie crust, spreading it out evenly.
  5. Roll out the second pie crust and place it over the apple filling. Trim any excess crust and crimp the edges to seal the pie.
  6. Beat the egg and brush it over the top crust. Sprinkle coarse sugar on top for a golden finish.
  7. Make a few small slits in the top crust to allow steam to escape.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.
  9. Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

This Rustic Apple Pie recipe is a family secret passed down through generations. It’s the perfect blend of sweet and tart, with a hint of warm spices. The flaky, golden crust encases a mound of perfectly spiced apple filling, making it a beloved dessert for holidays and special occasions.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 315, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 59g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 2g

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