Mom’s Special Apple Pie

Deliciously sweet apples are mounded in a flaky crust and topped with an irresistible nutty streusel. It is homemade goodness at its very best!

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Apple season is apparently off to an early start and I couldn’t be more excited to crunch on into one of the tastiest times of the year! Crates of apples in bright reds and greens were calling my name from the bins at our local market this week and I couldn’t resist.

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Every year, I kick the apple season off by baking my Mom’s Special Apple Pie. And special it is! Deliciously sweet apples are mounded in a flaky crust and topped with an irresistible nutty topping. It is homemade goodness at its very best!

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

This pie is so easy to make. The hardest part is peeling the apples.

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Serve warm by itself or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Happy Apple Season!

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Mom's Special Apple Pie

Enjoy!

~Maegan

This recipe was created as part of my partnership with Gold Medal Flour however thoughts and opinions are certainly my own!

Mom's Special Apple Pie
 
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Deliciously sweet apples are mounded in a flaky crust and topped with an irresistible nutty streusel for homemade apple pie at its very best!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 1-3/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup water
  • Filling:
  • 8 McIntosh apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • ½ cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1-2/3 cups sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • Streusel:
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Crust: Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in butter using a pastry blender or two forks. Add water and toss with fork until evenly moistened. Form into a ball and place on a lightly floured surface. Roll the dough to about a ¼-inch thickness and place in a 10-inch pie plate. Cut off any excess dough and pinch around the edges. Set aside.
  2. Filling: Preheat oven to 450°F. In a large bowl, combine apples, sour cream, sugar, flour, egg, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. Spoon into piecrust. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven to 350°F and continue to bake for 40 minutes or until filling is golden and slightly puffed.
  3. Streusel: Meanwhile, combine nuts, flour, sugars, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl. Mix very well. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Spoon over top of pie and bake 15 minutes longer at 350°F.
 

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