Grandma's Iron Skillet Apple Pie

Grandma's Iron Skillet Apple Pie

T L Dixon 8

"This three-layer apple pie is a Southern favorite!"
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1 h 15 m servings 734 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 734 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 33.7 g
  • 52%
  • Carbs:
  • 107.8g
  • 35%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 396 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place 1/2 cup butter into a heavy cast iron skillet, and melt butter in the oven. Remove skillet and sprinkle with brown sugar; return to oven to heat while you prepare the apples.
  3. Remove skillet, and place 1 refrigerated pie crust on top of the brown sugar. Top the pie crust with half the sliced apples. Sprinkle apples with 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon; place a second pie crust over the apples; top the second crust with the remaining apples, and sprinkle with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Top with the third crust; sprinkle the top crust with 1/4 cup sugar, and dot with 1 tablespoon of butter. Cut 4 slits into the top crust for steam.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the apples are tender and the crust is golden brown, about 45 minutes. Serve warm.


  1. 94 Ratings

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This is such an outstanding recipe, thanks so much to the cook who shared it. Over the past 45 years I have probably made hundreds of apple pies but this one is just a treat! I made it as writte...

Most helpful critical review

I had problems with this recipe. For starters, the bottom crust on mine welded itself to the bottom of the cast iron (all of my cast iron is seasoned VERY well!). Also, the middle layer of cru...

This is such an outstanding recipe, thanks so much to the cook who shared it. Over the past 45 years I have probably made hundreds of apple pies but this one is just a treat! I made it as writte...

For the life of me I cant understand why someone would rate a recipe and go on to say they havent made it yet. That defeats the entire purpose of the system. However, I DID actually make this ap...

OMG...didn't think this would be good since there is no flour to thicken but it's totally awesome. Might spray the skillet with nonstick spray before melting butter. bottom crust sticks really...

Awesome pie! I took it to a construction day out at my cousin's place and the guys just gobbled it up! I cut the sugar back (3/4 c. brown sugar on the bottom, and a scant 1/2 c. for the fillin...

Super Easy to make and the taste is just Heaven. I have a really good Apple Pie recipe and I really did not want to try this because my other recipe is so good I did not feel the need to change...

I have made this twice since finding it a month ago!! To it makes it easier… mix the sugar spice(they make an “apple pie” spice that is excellent)and add ½ cup flour. Coat the apple slices in t...

This is just so good and pretty easy to make. I followed directions as printed and it turned out great. i added a photo for users to see. Thanks for a great recipe!! Family loves it!!

OMG! This came out wonderfully....I made the crust fron scratch(hello Jiffy)the sliced apples were tossed with the sugar and cinnamon so they were totally coated. Very important not to overcook...

Absolutely the best apple pie my family and I have ever had. The only changes made were, we made our own crust, used 100% whole wheat flour, and used unrefined turbinado sugar in place of the w...