honey crisp apple pie

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By Nor Mac
from The Berkshire’s, MA

This pie is made with honey crisp apples and a butter crust. It’s topped off with a cinnamon crumb topping. Enjoy!

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For honey crisp apple pie

  • FILLING
  • 6
    medium-large honey crisp apples peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 5 Tbsp
    cold water divided
  • 1/2 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/4 c
    raisins optional
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • CRUMB TOPPING
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • PIE CRUST
  • 11/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    plus 2 tb butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    ice water
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How To Make honey crisp apple pie

  • 1
    Peel apples and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2
    Place in large kettle with butter and 2TBs of water. Cook until butter is melted.
  • 3
    Add sugar, Spices and raisins if desired. Stir well. Cook on medium heat covered for 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Mix 3 tablespoons of cold water with the 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.
  • 5
    Slowly add cornstarch mixture to apples and stir well until thickened. Remove from heat to cool. Make sure filling is cool before filling crust.
  • 6
    In a bowl mix all ingredients together for crumb topping. It will look slightly crumbly. Place in refrigerator.
  • 7
    Pie crust: I a food processor or blender. Add the flour and salt. Pulse together until combined.
  • 8
    Cut cold butter up. Add to flour mixture and pulse together.
  • 9
    Add a TB of cold ice water and pulse. Add another tablespoon of ice water and pulse again. Pulse until it forms a ball. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time as needed. Usually, you only need 2 to 3 tablespoons.
  • 10
    Remove dough. Place on plastic wrap snd flatten with hand into a circle. Refrigerate until needed.
  • 11
    Roll on floured surface using wax paper to cover dough. Roll about a 12” circle. Lift and place in pie pan. Make sure edges are covered.
  • 12
    Preheat oven to 350°. Bake piecrust for 10 minutes at 350 degree’s. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • 13
    Put the filling inside the crust and sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  • 14
    Bake at 350 degree’s on sheet pan about 50-60 minutes or until crumb topping is nicely browned and apples are tender. Note:: if crumb topping browns to quickly. Lay a piece of foil over top of pie so that crumbs do not get overly browned.
  • 15
    Remove from oven to cool on rack.
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