Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 55 mins

Use your favourite apple variety, just make a note to alter the amount of sugar based upon the sweetness of the apples used!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pastry for double crust pie-------------.
  2. Combine flour, lard and salt with a pastry blender or fork until balls are the size of a large pea.
  3. Add cold water by the spoonful and blend until the bowl starts to clean itself as you work the dough.
  4. Then it is ready for rolling.
  5. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  6. Combine sliced apples with sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon rind.
  7. Line pie plate with unbaked pie crust, trim pastry, crimp to edge of pie plate. Fill pie crust with apple mixture and dot with softened butter.
  8. Brush crust edge with water and place pie crust top on top of pie, crimp to the bottom crust. Make some slits in the top crust for steam to escape. Bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Turn oven down to 350°F and bake for 45 minutes longer.
Most Helpful

a very nice easy recipe.a recipe that has the right ingredents

Rachel Kolbin October 07, 2001

This was a great pie. It was nice and juicey. The only thing I didn't like about it was the lemon. It was a little bit to bitter. Thanks for posting!! Sincerly Super Spongebob

Monkeygirl1628 October 20, 2002

I can cook nearly anything but I've NEVER been able to make an apple pie that was juicy. This was my first one that ever turned out and was delicious. My husband had wanted me to buy a frozen one and I decided to try one more time. This is definitely going to be MY pie recipe from now on. Thanks for posting it!

Nancy Sneed April 27, 2002

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