Crunchy Crumb Apple Pie

Recipe by MelodyOHare
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Have Ready a 9-in.
  • pie plate and a baking sheet.
  • Place oven rack in lowest position in oven.
  • Heat oven to 450.
  • Line pie plate with pie crust as package directs.
  • Flute or crimp edge.
  • TOPPING: Mix flour, sugars and cinnamon in medium bowl.
  • Cut in butter (or rub in with fingertips) until mixture forms moist, coarse crumbs that clump together easily.
  • FILLING: Peel, halve and core apples.
  • Cut in 1/8 inch-thick slices (or with a slicing disk of a food processor).
  • Place in a large bowl, add lemon juice and toss to coat.
  • Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl, sprinkle over appl slices and toss to coat.
  • Layer apple slices in pie shell, mounding them higher in center.
  • Pat topping evenly over apples to form a top crust.
  • Place pie on the baking sheet to catch any drips.
  • Bake 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temp to 350 and bake 45 minutes longer or until a skewer meets some resistance when center of pie is pierced (apples will continue cooking after pie is removed from oven) and topping is golden brown.
  • (If topping browns too quickly, drape a piece of foil loosely over the pie).
  • Cool completely on a wire rack before serving.