The Best Homemade Apple Pie

READY IN: 2hrs
YIELD: 1 Pie




  • First Make The Crust.
  • Start off by mixing 2 1/2 Cups of AP Flour, with 2 Tablespoons of Sugar, and 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt.
  • Then, using a Food Processor, or a Pastry Blender, (or even 2 knives). Add 2 Sticks of cubed COLD Butter (The cold butter is used for flakiness).
  • Combine until mixture looks like Course Crumbs.
  • Add Ice Cold Water, 1 Tablespoon at a time. Until when squeezed between your hands it forms into dough.
  • Form Dough into 2 Balls. Wrap separately in plastic wrap, and Refridgerate for One Hour.
  • While Dough is Refridgerating, Peel, Core and Thinly Slice Apples, and place in bowl. Add Lemon Juice.
  • Add all the sugar, spices, and applesauce, and mix well.
  • Cover with Plastic Wrap, and Refrigerate until the Pie Crust is done.
  • Take Both out of the Fridge, and let sit on counter for 5-10 minutes.
  • Roll One Ball of Dough Out. (Roll at least two inches bigger than your pie dish is.).
  • Place in a buttered, and floured pie dish.
  • Add Apples, but reserve the liquid at the bottom. Pour a Tablespoon of the Liquid on top of the apples. And Discard the rest of the liquid.
  • Design Top Crust However You Want. (Lattuce Top or Top Crust, with an X on top, to vent.).
  • Sprinkle 1 Tablespoon of Sugar on top.
  • Put Pie in a Preheated 425 Degree Oven for 15 Minutes.
  • Reduce the Heat to 350 Degrees and Bake for 42-48 minutes.
  • Take Out of Oven and Let Cool For 15 Minutes.
  • Enjoy!