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Grandma Ople's Apple Pie


"This was my grandmother's apple pie recipe. I have never seen another one quite like it. It will always be my favorite, and I hope it becomes one of your favorites as well!"
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1 h 30 m servings 512 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch pie)


  • Calories:
  • 512 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 26.7 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.8g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 241 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add white sugar, brown sugar and water; bring to a boil. Reduce temperature, and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run off.
  3. Bake 15 minutes at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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I've made this pie three times now, and it's always made a delicious pie. However, I had an epiphany before making it this last time that greatly improved the result. I've been adding a tbs of...

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Such a disappointment. Nowhere in the notes for this recipe does it warn that allowing the sugar mixture to cool would have disastrous affects. I should have known, but went ahead with this rec...

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I've made this pie three times now, and it's always made a delicious pie. However, I had an epiphany before making it this last time that greatly improved the result. I've been adding a tbs of...

OK, you've probably read many reviews as to how delicious this pie is (and it really is!). What you've also read is the submitter forgot to list the cinnamon in the recipe or how you should fo...

There's no need to keep looking around for an apple pie recipe. This one is delicious. I modified it slightly based on other reviews. Use 6 apples (instead of 8) and you'll have plenty. Instea...

Few notes to those having performance problems with this pie: Use a variety of apples, Granny Smith plus one or two sweeter types of apples (McIntosh is good)if you're finding it to be too tart ...

absolutely divine!!!! This is the recipe I will use from now on. The only mods. I made were to add a tsp of vanilla to the heated mixture, used a variety of different semi-crisp and crisp appl...

I've made the pie several times, and every time it's a winner. I've followed this recipe to the letter (the only exception being that 5 or 6 apples is plenty-- never been able to use 8), and it ...

If I could give this more stars I would! This is "Classic Apple Pie" taken to a whole new level of deliciousness. My husband and I loved it! After reading the reviews I added 1 tsp. of cinnamon ...

This pie was amazing. I did use the full recommended amount of apples as I was making a deep dish 9" pie. I did change some things, however. I cut the apples up into a bowl, added 2 tsp. cinn...

My family hovers to see who can sit closest to this pie every Thanksgiving. To make it easier on yourself, use 1 less apple, pour most of the sauce over the apples before putting on the crust, ...