Return to Content

Apple Pie

Apple Pie
5 votes, 3.60 avg. rating (73% score)
Print Friendly

Yield: Serves 6-8.

Patti is the kind of cook who cuts her pie apples into identical slices and then arranges them one by one in concentric circles inside the crust. She prefers using Gravensteins because they are tart and hold their shape well.

Login to add to your Recipe Box
Upload Your PhotoUpload Your Photo


  • Pastry for 2-crust pie
  • 6 to 7 tart apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon, or to taste
  • Nutmeg
  • 3 pats butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Sugar


In a pastry shell, layer sliced apples in a circular fashion. Mix together 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle some of the mixture over each layer. Sprinkle nutmeg over top layer, and dot with pats of butter. Top with a slashed pie crust, and crimp edges. Brush top crust with a little beaten egg and sprinkle sugar over top. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes, then at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes more.
Updated Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Give the Gift of Yankee Magazine and get a Gift in Return!

Send a one-year gift subscription of Yankee Magazine for only $17.99 a 50% savings. In return we will send you a free 2016 Scenes of New England Calendar (a $9.95 value)! BUY NOW!

Browse Similar Recipes

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2015, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111