Always Perfect Apple Pie

Brad Nichols


A must have for every major holiday, this pie comes out perfectly every time...and it doesn't last long in my house either!

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


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tart apples (granny smith) cored, peeled, sliced
9-10" pie crusts
1/2 c
unsalted butter
3 Tbsp
1/4 c
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
1/2 tsp

How to Make Always Perfect Apple Pie


  • 1Place 1 pie crust in bottom of pie plate.
  • 2Unroll second pie crust and cut into 'strips' of pastry
  • 3Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir together until smooth
  • 4Add White and Brown sugar, water, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir together until smooth, simmer for 3-4 mins.
  • 5Add Apples and toss to coat
  • 6Add coated apples to pie plate, reserve some remaining liquid.
  • 7Lay pastry strips over apples in a criss-crossing pattern and press ends to top edge of bottom pastry. Use the longest pieces for the middle of the pie, and the shorter pieces towards the outside, leaving about 1 inch in between rows.
  • 8Lightly brush top of pastry lattice with some remaining sugar syrup mixture, drizzle any remaining mixture over the pie, allowing it to run down into the apples through the pastry lattice.
  • 9Bake at 425 for 15 minutes
  • 10Reduce heat to 350 and bake for another 40 mins

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About Always Perfect Apple Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Collection: A+ Apple Pie
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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