Southern Living Granny Smith Apple Pie

Total Time
1hr 10mins
20 mins
50 mins

This is the most amazing apple pie I have ever made and it is super easy! The filling comes out moist and gooey and has the perfect blend of spices. Perfect for a cool Fall evening! (This is a Southern Living recipe)

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  1. Unroll and stack 2 pie crusts; gently roll or press together.
  2. Fit pastry into a 9 inch deep-dish pie plate.
  3. Toss together apples and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  4. Combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, and next 3 ingredients; sprinkle over apple mixture and toss to coat.
  5. Spoon into prepared pie crust.
  6. Unroll and place remaining pie crust over filling.
  7. Fold edges under, and crimp; cut slits in top for steam to escape. (I also cover the crimped edges of my crust with foil to prevent burning).
  8. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees, and bake for 30-35 minutes.
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5 5

I make this recipe for every big event. My family BEGS me to make it and friends have offered to buy one for me for parties. Little do they know its the easiest recipe to follow. The inside is so warm and gooey and the crust comes out perfect. I like to spring extra sugar on top of the crust for a little more sugar.

5 5

I am not the best pie maker but this one was very easy and tasted great. For the pie crust I bought two boxes so I had three crusts to work with. Left them on the counter to come to room temperature than pressed two crusts together to layer the bottom of the pie pan. Baked according to the directions but my apples were still crunchy. I think I could have left the pie in another 15 or 20 minutes. Everyone enjoyed the pie and I will make it again! Thank you Megan for posting the recipe. Made and reviewed for Spring 2009 Pick A Chef.

3 5

Pie still in oven, but it has fallen to the half way point of the deep dish pan. Why give a recipe for a normal size pie pan and tell you to use a deep dish? I followed the instructions, only I did increase the apples to 8, and it still did not fill up the deep dish.