Grandma Minnies perfect apple pie

Barbara Hulsey


My grandma never used a recipe and she said ,just a pinch of this and that. She let me watch her make the pie and write it down as she cooked, I was 14 yrs old. She was famous all over the county here in the South for her pies. I used Granny Smith apples like she did, some people like to combine granny Smiths with Gaylas.
This pie is the best. To save time and clean-up, I use Pilsberry pie crusts.

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45 Min


1 Hr




1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
7 to 8 cups thinly sliced apples
1 tablespoon lemon juice
pastry for double-crust pie ( 9 in )
1 egg white
additional sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

In a small bowl, combine sugars, flour and spices;
set aside. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemom juice, add sugar mixture; toss well to coat. Line a 9 in pie pan with half the pastry, place apple filling into crust, dot with butter. Top with remaining pastry; flute edges and cut slits on top.Beat egg whites until foamy; brush over pastry. Sprinkle sugar on top. bake at 375 for 35 minuntes
increase temperature to 400 nd bake 10 to 15 minutes moe or until golden brown.
I make this pie for my diabetic family members and
just subtitute 1/2 cup granulated Splenda and 1/2 cup granulated brown Splenda. You can't tell the difference

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom