Monday, November 4, 2013

Award Winning Apple Crumb Pie

Award Winning Apple Crumb Pie

My oldest said he wanted to not have a Birthday cake but to have pie. Which pie you might ask, well, he wanted an apple crumb pie. He has been asking me for a recipe for one for a few months now. He wanted a recipe to give to his HomeEc Teacher, he was bragging about my cooking. I told him I didn't really have a recipe. I just throw things together. So, I got out my recipe book, the Better Homes and Gardens red and white checkered book. Looked up apple crumb pie. I liked the sound of the filling. I used the filling recipe, changing it to Gala apples. Which for me are super sweet and perfect for this recipe. The topping was all made up. Using ingredients I already had on hand. The crumb topping is HEAVENLY! Even if I am tooting my own horn.. toot toot!!! So tasty!

Here's the recipe :)

Preheat oven 375 Degrees F.

Crumb Topping

1/2 c packed brown sugar
1 1/2 c old fashioned oats
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup cinnamon drops
1/2 cup chopped pecan pieces

Mix together in med size bowl. Add 1/2 cup melted butter. Stir/mix together until it's like a crumble. Set aside. 

In a separate bowl.


Peel and slice 6 apples into diced pieces (I used Gala Apples)
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cloves
2 Tbsp flour

Toss together to coat filling. 

In prepared, uncooked, pie crust, add apple mixture. Add crumb mixture to the top of the apple mixture in pie crust. 

Should look like this before placing in oven.
Bake @375 for 50 Min. If worried about crust place foil around crust for first 25 min. then remove and continue baking an additional 25 min. Till golden brown on top.

Should look like this when taken out. Let cool. 1 hour. Slice and enjoy! 

Verdict! Best Apple Crumb Pie EVER! So tasty! My children and husband are requesting several of these for Thanksgiving and Christmas, even for Dessert during the week. Easy and delicious. If you enjoy this recipe, please leave me a message. I would love to hear from my readers. Thanks,