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Recipe: How to Make the Most Delicious Homemade Apple Pie

This is the perfect recipe for homemade apple pie! 
Homemade Apple Pie baked and ready to serve from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

Let's talk pie today! 

What is your favorite pie for Thanksgiving?  For years I've been all about pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin and then I discovered how really delicious apple pie can be.

I really like apple pie warm from the oven with just a little fresh whipped cream.  Okay, a lot of fresh whipped cream!  Today I'm sharing with you a recipe for the Most Delicious Homemade Apple Pie that you will love!  It's perfect for Thanksgiving meal or really for any time of the year.  It's that good! 

Oh, and before we get started, I have a confession to make to you.  The apple pie in the photo above is one my sister made the last time our family got together a few weeks ago.  

Thanksgiving is in a few days!  Are you ready?  Is the turkey in the refrigerator defrosting?  It should be!  We picked ours up on Saturday and it's in the refrigerator and hopefully will be defrosted in time for me to prep it on Wednesday night.

Yes, I like to get it all cleaned and ready to go the night before. That way when I get up on Thursday morning I just have to take it out of the refrigerator and into the oven it goes. Don't worry, I don't stuff our turkey any longer. 

By now I'm sure you have your menu all planned and are getting ready to set the table.  Usually my table is always set by this time but we're having some work done in the house and it's delaying me. It's also causing me some major anxiety that things won't be done on time, but it's really beyond my control right now, so let's talk pie and get into this really delicious apple pie recipe.

Recipe for the Most Delicious Homemade Apple Pie

Apples sliced and mixed with the sugar and spices.  
Apples with Sugar for Pie from Walking on Sunshine Recipes

Roll out the pie crust.  This is just one of the two you need for this apple pie.  If you need a good tutorial on how to make perfect pie crust, check out my post on Pie Crust Basics.  
Roll out the pie crust to use for your apple pie from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

Add the apples to the pie crust that is already fitted in the bottom of the pie plate.  Add the top pie crust dough, crimp the edges and brush with the egg wash before baking. 
Apple Pie before baking from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

Here are a few Finishing Touches for Pie Crust

To make your pie crust beautiful top is off with any of the following washes to the top of the crust; avoiding the edges BEFORE baking:

  • For a shiny light brown crust: brush with an egg white that has been lightly beaten with a teaspoon of water. 
  • For a glossy golden pie crust: brush the crust with an egg yolk and a teaspoon of water.  
  • For a crisp brown crust: brush the pie crust just with water. 
  • For a little sparkle: sprinkle sugar on top as well.  

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Apple Pie

The best apple pie recipe!


  • 6 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples (6 medium)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 recipe for double crust pastry


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place 1 pie crust in an ungreased 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Add the apples and the remaining ingredients to a bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Add the apple mixture into the crust-lined pie plate.
  4. Top with second crust. Press the edges of both pie crust together to seal and crimp the edges. Cut slits in several places in top crust.
  5. Brush the top of the pie with an egg wash and sprinkle with additional sugar. 
  6. Bake for 40 minutes or until the apples are tender and the crust is golden brown. You can cover the edge of the crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil after the first 15 to 20 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool on cooling rack before serving
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The most delicious apple pie recipe to make for your family and friends from Walking on Sunshine Recipes.

If you like apple pie, you're going to love my recipe for Apple Crumb Pie.  

Apple Crumb Pie from Walking on Sunshine Recipes

Everything you need to know about making perfect pie crust! 

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  1. This looks delicious and I can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing.

  2. This is fantastic, a delicious, EASY recipe. Nicely explained. Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe. Apple pie is my favorite one. i would love to try this.

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