Apple Pie (Filling) in a Jar

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Elcowgirl

My children's school used this recipe as a fundraiser at Thanksgiving. It went over really well! The recipe is from a friend's 4H cookbook. I used it to make apple crisp. Easy and yummy! Can be doubled.

Top Review by kats_meow1977

This is a GREAT canning project, and it actually worked! Made the best pie and was rated my best applecrisp by my husband and dad!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar (IF THE APPLES ARE QUITE SWEET, USE ONLY THE 4 CUPS OF SUGAR), cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt with *5 cups* of water.
  2. Mix well over low heat until all is dissolved.
  3. Slowly add the remaining water.
  4. Cook stirring often until mixture is thick and bubbly.
  5. Add lemon juice.
  6. Peel and cut fresh apples into small wedges and fill quart jars.
  7. Pour prepared sugar mixture over the apples and seal.
  8. Boil 20 minutes in a hot water bath.

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