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Amish Apple Pie Recipe

This traditional, double-crusted, Amish apple pie is delicious and very easy to make. Its aroma will make your house smell heavenly.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Amish
Servings 6 people
Calories 293 kcal


  • 2 9" pie crust pastries for a double crust
  • 4 - 5 apples Granny smith, or a variety of crisp apples
  • 1/2 c. white sugar
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. butter


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Peel, core, and chop apples.
  • Mix sugars, cinnamon, salt, cornstarch, and lemon juice. Add to apples and stir to coat.
  • Pour the apple mixture into the crust. Dot with thin slices of butter.
  • Wet the edge of the crust with cold water, and put your second crust on the top. Lightly press the edges to seal. Using a knife, trim off the extra crust (you can use this to make a tiny personal pie crust). Crimp the edges.
  • Cut a few slits into the top crust to allow steam to escape.
  • Brush cream or egg yolk on the top crust and sprinkle it with sugar for an extra shine and beautiful browning.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven for 10 minutes at 400°. reduce the temperature to 350°, and continue baking for another 50 minutes.


If you want an extra flavor you can add a pinch of nutmeg and cloves, but be careful, they can quickly overpower your flavor.
 Apple pie is great served warm with ice cream, or cold.


Serving: 1sliceSodium: 72mgCalcium: 36mgVitamin C: 13mgVitamin A: 238IUSugar: 58gFiber: 7gPotassium: 313mgCholesterol: 8mgCalories: 293kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 3gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 70gIron: 1mg
Keyword Amish Apple Pie, Amish Apple Pie Recipe, Double-crust apple pie, Traditional Apple Pie
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