Classic Apple Pie

Savor the nostalgia with Grandma's old fashioned apple pie recipe! This classic apple pie has a delicious flaky, buttery crust and just the right balance of a sweet and tart-spiced apple filling.

Apples | Granulated Sugar | Flour Brown Sugar | Cinnamon | Nutmeg Cardamom | Butter | Lemon Juice Egg Wash | Sparkling Sugar Follow the link for my pie crust recipe as well!

key ingredients

Roll out chilled pie dough disc until it's about ⅛” thick and about 12” in diameter. Transfer to a pie plate, trim the edge, fold, and crimp. Put the pie plate in the refrigerator or freezer.

prepare pie crust

In a large bowl whisk sugars, flour, and spices. Add apples and lemon juice and gently toss to coat evenly. Roll out the second pie dough disc for the top of the pie.

make pie filling

Take the pie plate out of the refrigerator and spoon in the filling. Dot with small pieces of butter. Place second pie dough on top, brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sparkling sugar.

assemble the pie

Cover edge of the pie with foil, place pie onto a cookie sheet and bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake about 20 minutes more or until the filling is bubbly.

bake the pie


perfectly sweet & tart

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