Apple Crumb Pie – flaky crust, tangy apples and mounds of sweet crumb topping. Perfect for your fall table or any time you have some fresh apples!
This is one of the recipes Joan left for us. Thanksgiving was her favorite holiday. She loved cooking a feast for her family and having that special time of celebration, football, and board games.
When we were kids visiting our grandparents, we’d always have football on the television as we played card games after Thanksgiving dinner (lunch for most people). Uno was one of our family favorites. There was always plenty of food to nibble on all day and pie was so easy to eat while playing games.
I love apple pie and always make one for Thanksgiving. I always make a two crust pie so I like to make my filling on the stove first. If you cook the apples before filling the pie, it will stay full as it bakes.
Apple crumb pie is much easier than mine (no fiddling with the top crust) and the topping goes so well with the apples. The topping does add more sugar so make sure your apples are tart and don’t skip the lemon juice.
Another great thing about Apple Crumb pie is it can be made ahead and frozen before cooking. If you have a pyrex or aluminum pie pan, you can pop it straight into the oven. If not, thaw it in the refrigerator for a day before cooking.
I love a hot apple pie for Thanksgiving dessert so I usually pop mine into the oven just as we all sit down to eat. Apple crumb pie is amazing hot but it’s also great cold so you can enjoy it after the meal (if there’s any left).
Don’t forget to enter our DreamFarm giveaway. It ends tomorrow and there are some fun gadgets for Thanksgiving. We’ll have a DreamFarm baking gadgets giveaway on Wednesday.