Apple Crisp Pie Recipe

My Apple Crisp Pie recipe takes two fall favorite apple recipes and combines them!  The delicious toppings of an apple crisp paired with the buttery crust of an apple pie!  You can’t go wrong!  Read below to grab all my Perfect Pie Tips & Tricks!

Apple Crisp Pie Recipe. Combine Apple Pie and Apple Crisp!

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I am so excited to share with you my Apple Crisp Pie Recipe.  Apples stuck in between two flakey pie layers topped with a crunchy sweet crumbly topping! Part apple pie, part apple crisp.

Oh how I love the holidays!  I really love everything about them, minus the busy store parking lots, but besides that, I love everything!  One of my most favorite things about the holidays is holiday baked goodies!  It seems you can go all year without baking or minimally baking but when the holidays roll around, that oven doesn’t get a rest and I love it!  The smells, the deliciousness, the memories, and the fact that you get to share these baked goodies with everyone you love! It makes my heart happy!

Tips for the Perfect Apple Crisp Pie:

One thing that turns most people off is that they don’t want to try a new recipe for the holidays!  What if it’s bad?  What if it doesn’t turn out?  So today I am sharing a few of my pie tips to ensure your dish comes out right the first time!

  • Use room temperature ingredients if making your own pie crust.
  • Measure!  Baking requires precise measurements. This is no place to just eyeball it!
  • Baking the bottom crust for a few minutes before adding your filling will help keep that crust from becoming a soggy mush of dough.
  • Make sure to vent your top crust so the steam can get out.  Again, no one wants soggy crust!
  • Don’t forget to cover the crusts of your pie with foil after about 20 minutes of baking so they don’t get too brown.
  • Set a timer!  Always set a timer!


What apples should I use for Apple Pie?

These apples are great for apple pie!  They hold their form and don’t become applesauce when you bake them!

  • Granny Smith Apples
  • Honeycrisp
  • Golden Delicious
  • Rome
  • Jonathan or Jonagold Apples
  • Braeburn

My favorites are Honeycrisp apples and Braeburn apples for apple pies!

Can you leave the skin on the apples for Apple Pie?

When you heat apples, the skin gets tough.  I recommend peeling your apples so that the deliciously soft apples and the sweet crust are not lessened by tough apple pieces in your bites!

How do I get the perfect Apple Pie Crust?

Apples contain a lot of water, here are my tricks to avoid super mushy and soggy crusts.

Place your bottom crust, pierce with a fork and add egg wash.  Bake for 5-7 minutes at 425F  to allow the bottom crust to cook a bit before adding your filling.  The egg wash is perfect for creating a barrier of sort between your filling and your crust.

For the top crust make sure to adequately vent.  I like to make at least 5-7 slits so that the steam has an escape route!  This will help both your top and bottom crusts.

What Temperature do I bake Apple Pie?

I have found that initially baking at 425F for 15-20 minutes and then lowering the temperature to 350 and baking for a remaining 30 minutes not only leaves your apples in your apple pie perfect, it also leaves your crust the perfect shade of brown.  The crust doesn’t taste burnt at all this method.

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Apple Crisp Pie Recipe

Apple Pie with an Apple Crisp Topping
Apple Pie with an Apple Crisp Topping
Apple Crisp Pie Recipe
A delicious blend of Apple Pie with Apple Crisp! Sweet apples with an even sweeter crumbly top!
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Apple Crisp Pie Recipe
A delicious blend of Apple Pie with Apple Crisp! Sweet apples with an even sweeter crumbly top!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
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Servings 8 slices
INGREDIENTS
Pie Ingredients
Crisp Topping Ingredients
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Spray Pie Pan with PAM Baking Cooking Spray and roll out first pie crust into pie pan.
  3. Brush the pie crust with egg white and pierce with a fork. Bake crust for 5-7 minutes.
  4. In a medium bowl, add your peeled, sliced apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, flour, cornstarch and lemon juice and mix until evenly coated.
  5. Fill the partially baked pie crust with apples.
  6. Top with remaining pie crust, pinch edges of both crusts together and cut slits to vent pie.
  7. To prepare the crisp topping, blend all topping ingredients in a blender using the pulse feature until it is a crumby consistency
  8. Top your pie with the crisp crumb mixture.
  9. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 350 and bake an additional 30 minutes.
  10. Let rest for 2 hours before cutting.
INGREDIENTS
Pie Ingredients
Crisp Topping Ingredients
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Spray Pie Pan with PAM Baking Cooking Spray and roll out first pie crust into pie pan.
  3. Brush the pie crust with egg white and pierce with a fork. Bake crust for 5-7 minutes.
  4. In a medium bowl, add your peeled, sliced apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, flour, cornstarch and lemon juice and mix until evenly coated.
  5. Fill the partially baked pie crust with apples.
  6. Top with remaining pie crust, pinch edges of both crusts together and cut slits to vent pie.
  7. To prepare the crisp topping, blend all topping ingredients in a blender using the pulse feature until it is a crumby consistency
  8. Top your pie with the crisp crumb mixture.
  9. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 350 and bake an additional 30 minutes.
  10. Let rest for 2 hours before cutting.
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70 Responses
  • [email protected]
    November 19, 2013

    I love a pecan pie for the holidays.

  • Jennifer
    November 19, 2013

    I have an amazing apple pie recipe that a friend gave me. Can’t wait to make it next week!

  • Miranda @The Pinterest Project
    November 19, 2013

    Pumpkin Cheesecake!! YUM

  • Mary
    November 19, 2013

    Smitten Kitchen’s chocolate pie is hands down THE BEST.

  • Judy Kimball
    November 19, 2013

    Have to try this for my son-in-law. How he loves apple pie. Thanks for sharing, Cheryl!

  • Michelle Smith
    November 19, 2013

    I love pumpkin pie. Anything pumpkin actually!

  • Cindy Ritchey
    November 19, 2013

    Cranberry Apple Bake is required for admission to any family, holiday function. HA! :)

  • Susan Johnson
    November 19, 2013

    Chocolate meringue is a family favorite during the holidays and always GrAndma’s “Tater Pie” better known as sweet potato pie I continue to try and duplicate – hers is cooked on top of the stove like a custard pie and then the meringue is browned in the oven! Delish!

  • Linda Janicki
    November 19, 2013

    Vinegar Pie ….it’s an old recipe but I always wanted to try it =)

  • Jessica w
    November 19, 2013

    I love apple crumb pie,but also spiked chocolate pecan pie is amazing!

  • Randi - Dukes and Duchesses
    November 19, 2013

    I love pecan pie … I plan to eat a LOT of it next week. :)

  • Katie
    November 19, 2013

    I love apple and pumpkin pie.

  • Sarah @ Thank You Honey
    November 19, 2013

    My favorite holiday treat is Peppermint Bark, Apple Pie, & stuffing! Great giveaway! Happy Holidays!

  • Bonnie @ Uncommon Designs
    November 19, 2013

    Apple pie or wedding cookies….close tie! ;)

  • Audra Balof
    November 19, 2013

    Pumpkin Pie is my all time favorite!

  • Erika B
    November 19, 2013

    Italian wine cookies are my favorite!

  • Jill S
    November 19, 2013

    pumpkin pie at thanksgiving, but we like apple, and my hubby loves pecan. I could make 4 or 5 kinds and still be happy. At Christmas it’s cookies all the way!!!

  • ChiWei
    November 19, 2013

    As much as I love a homemade apple pie, sometimes, I just want a pie with the canned cherry filling in it. :-)

  • Elizabeth
    November 19, 2013

    I love my mom’s coffee cake. It’s not really a “holiday” baked good, but it’s the best thing to eat on Christmas morning!

  • Kelley
    November 19, 2013

    I can’t believe it but I’ve never made an apple pie! I think it’s time, thanks for the tips!! :)

  • Lisa
    November 19, 2013

    I love pumpkin pie! Can’t get enough

  • Susan H.
    November 19, 2013

    My favorite holiday treat is pecan pie. Thanks.

  • Tauni
    November 19, 2013

    Oh wow. This looks so delicious! Thanks for sharing. xoxo

  • Jessica @ Mom 4 Real
    November 19, 2013

    Ummm…yummmy! And that blender looks awesome!

  • Mer
    November 19, 2013

    This sounds delicious! My favorite holiday treat is my grandmother’s red velvet cake..

  • Melanie
    November 19, 2013

    I like Apple Pie- it’s my favorite fall treat!

  • Julie
    November 19, 2013

    Love apple pie
    thanks for the giveaway

  • Lindsey @ Redhead Baby Mama
    November 19, 2013

    I take very much after my dad – we crave cobblers this time of year – it’s less a pie and more of a baked pile of deliciousness… Add some ice cream in an individual casserole and we’re SOLD!

  • Pam
    November 19, 2013

    I would love to make my pecan pie in this!!!!!

  • Laura @ Inspiration for Moms
    November 19, 2013

    I love a good apple pie!! Yum yum!

  • Linda Fallert
    November 19, 2013

    I love family cookie day!

  • Heather
    November 19, 2013

    I love pumpkin pie!! Perfect for this time of year!

  • Stefanie Gladden
    November 19, 2013

    I love homemade apple pie with vanilla icecream on top!

  • Stacie S-H
    November 19, 2013

    i love pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

  • JoeyfromSC
    November 20, 2013

    I pretty much love all desserts ha(your pie looks amazing!) but my all-time fave holiday dessert is pumpkin cheesecake!! yum!

    Thanks for the chance to win!!

  • Catherine
    November 20, 2013

    My favorite is Apple Pie with the crumb topping! Love it!

  • Cindy A.
    November 20, 2013

    Thank you for offering such a wonderful giveaway. My favorite holiday baking treat is pumpkin bread.

  • Clarissa Hooper
    November 20, 2013

    Peanut butter cookies that we make for Santa ;-)

  • Rebecca
    November 20, 2013

    I love any kind of cookie that contains peanut butter!

  • Ashley
    November 20, 2013

    My favorite is probably my grandmother’s 7up pound cake recipe!

  • Tara @ Suburble
    November 21, 2013

    My favourite holiday treat has to be almond bark – so yummy!

    p.s. That pie dish is fabulous!

  • Rebecca Brewer
    November 21, 2013

    Black bottom banana cream pie, mmmmm….

  • KaySue
    November 21, 2013

    Pumpkin pie is my favorite for Thanksgiving.

  • Pauline Molinari
    November 21, 2013

    I can’t resist my mother’s homemade apple pie!

  • Jessie C.
    November 21, 2013

    Pumpkin pie is my favorite

  • Jessie
    November 21, 2013

    I love pumpkin bread this time of year!

  • Not gonna lie, I’d totally make your apple crisp pie recipe if I won :)

  • D Schmidt
    November 21, 2013

    My favorite is salted caramel apple pie.

  • Kristen
    November 21, 2013

    My whole family loves this DELICIOUS Pumpkin Butter Cheesecake Pie:
    http://www.kozlowskifarms.com/product/765

  • David
    November 21, 2013

    My favorite is sweet potato pie, even though it tastes almost identical to pumpkin pie.

  • jengd
    November 22, 2013

    I’m usually not picky. If it’s homemade and baked, chances are I’ll like it. :) I make about 8 kinds of cookies each Dec. and right now, my favorite one is Christmas Kisses- a meringue-like cookie with pecans.

  • Angie @ CCC
    November 22, 2013

    We love coconut cake around here!

  • Debra Womack
    November 22, 2013

    I have 2 favorites… Pumpkin Pie and Apple Pie. How can I choose between them??

  • Margot C
    November 22, 2013

    I love a real Southern Pecan Pie.

  • Mara Yager
    November 22, 2013

    Brownies!! TY!

  • tammigirl
    November 23, 2013

    My favorite is cookies. I could sit in a corner and eat all the cookies!

  • Robin Wilson
    November 23, 2013

    My favorite holiday baked treat is Coconut Macaroons!!

  • Kara
    November 24, 2013

    Definitely pecan pie!

  • My favorite – especially around the holidays – is warm apple pie! Thanks for sharing your recipe – pinning it! :)

  • Cindy Smith
    November 24, 2013

    My bunch loves Italian Cream Cheese Cake. I’m saving your recipe and will try it out. Thanks!

  • Katie R.
    November 24, 2013

    I’m a total brownie lover but I do enjoy a great piece of pumpkin pie as well! :)

  • Stacey Kirk
    November 24, 2013

    I love chewy molasses cookies

  • Ronda RS
    November 24, 2013

    Brownie Cups!

  • Lady J
    November 24, 2013

    Apple pie!

  • RMetzger
    November 24, 2013

    That looks so yummy!!! My favorite baked goodie is a bischochito (mexican cookie) that my mom always makes for Christmas. ;)

  • My husband would love this recipe!

  • Amanda Christensen
    November 27, 2013

    My favorite holiday baked treat is pecan pie! I would love to make one in that beautiful Le Creuset pie plate!

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