Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

So named because I won a blue ribbon at the county fair with this recipe. I use Homemade Pie Crust for the double pie crust. However, I especially love it with Oatmeal Crumb Topping for Pies. Prep time depends on if you are peeling & slicing the apples by hand or not.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat apple slices with lemon juice.
  2. Combine sugar, spices, flour, cornstarch and salt in a large zip-loc bag.
  3. Add apples and shake bag until thoroughly coated.
  4. Immediately, put coated apples into prepared pie crust.
  5. Dot with butter.
  6. Cover with top crust.
  7. Crimp edges to seal and cut vent holes into crust.
  8. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  9. Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 350°F and continue baking for 45 minutes or until golden brown.


Most Helpful

Love this pie. Minimal spices so it's a very "fresh", light taste. It calls for so many apples, I wasn't sure they would all fit in the pan but of course it cooked down and was wonderful. Will definitely make this again! Thanks for a great recipe!

AliBrooklynBaker December 07, 2009

This was the first pie I have ever made & it turned out great. Thank you for the great recipe.

COC in East Troy, WI October 11, 2009

I used pie crust Recipe #174625. Fast to whip up. I have to say I am no fan of nutmeg, so please use measurements! lol. I even think the sugar amount was right on. Zip-loc bag technique is a clean way to do it. I used Baldwin apples which didn't give off too much juice. Turned out great!

memphis361 September 21, 2009

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