Delicious Country Style Apple Pie

An unbelievable flakey crust that will melt in your mouth, filled with loads of apples in a perfect blend of cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. This pie can also be made gluten free and has a lower sugar option.



Servings 8
Preparation time 90mins
Cooking time 60mins


  • Filling:
  • 10 cups peeled cored and sliced cooking apples. I use Gravensteins.
  • 1 cup sugar (for a lower sugar option substitute with half or all Splenda)
  • 3-4 Tbsp all-purpose flour (or gluten free)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • shake of nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp butter (or non dairy type)
  • Crust:
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour or gluten free.
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening (I used Spectrum All Vegetable Shortening)
  • 7-8 Tbsp cold water


Country Style Apple Pie - Step 1

In a large microwave safe mixing bowl add:
10 cups peeled, cored, and sliced apples.

In a small mixing bowl add:
Sugar, 3-4 Tbsp flour, cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg. Mix well.
Add sugar mixture to apples and mix well by gently tossing until all apples are covered with mixture.
Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Gently mix well.
Microwave on high for another 3-4 minutes. Gently mix and set aside.

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