Depression Era Apple Candy Pie

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Connie C.

This is a recipe handed down thru the generations. Because it's an old recipe, ingredients are not exact... Grandma worked with a pinch of this and a bit of that...Serving sizes are approximate.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

I cut this recipe in half for the 3 of us, but otherwise made as directed (using the brown sugar option). I think I'll just need to play around a bit with the amounts, as you warn in the intro, before I have the perfect result. This time it was a bit too dry on top; maybe a little extra butter would have done the trick. It still tasted very good & I have no doubt we'll make it again. :) Thanks for sharing your family recipe, Connie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a medium sized casserole three - quarters full of peeled, cored, and sliced apples.
  2. Add the lemon juice.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, sugar, cinnamon, butter, and nuts.
  4. Blend until mixture looks crumbly.
  5. Sprinkle on top of the apples. Do not stir.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven about forty- five minutes.
  7. Turn oven to 450 degrees and allow it to brown quickly.
  8. It can be served hot or cold.
  9. If you like, you may pour cream on top.

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