Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

Start this pie in a cast-iron skillet over the stove and finish it up in the oven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare the filling, melt butter in 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the apple slices and cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cornstarch in a bowl; gently stir into the apples.
  3. Continue to cook until apples are soft but not mushy, about 5 minutes.
  4. To prepare the topping, mix flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl. Using 2 knives or a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour until it looks like coarse crumbs. Add the half and half and the vanilla. Quickly blend together.
  5. To assemble the pie, drop heaping tablespoons of the biscuit mix on top of the apples; cover most of the center of apple mixture. Sprinkle top with remaining sugar.
  6. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the top is golden. Remove pie from oven and let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Most Helpful

You know this was very easy to make, and I love to try new things in my very old cast iron skillet. The taste was exactly like an apple pie. The directions are good and easy to follow. I will be making this dish again. Thanks for posting it.

Miss Annie May 27, 2002

Perfection- delicious and easy! The best apple pie I have ever eaten! Only substitution was arrowroot powder instead of cornstarch (dietary reasons) and a bag of Gala apples instead of golden/granny combo. Cooked it for about 40 minutes instaed of 30 b/c it was in the oven with a pumpkin pie. No leftovers! Will definately make this again! Thanks for this recipe!

Luxe_Babes November 30, 2008

THANK YOU! I've been looking for this recipe; they made it the other day on a Minneapolis Public TV station the other day (TPT/Channel 17).... Now I can make it!

EricTheBikeMan August 20, 2007

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