Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie

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  • Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie – The most delicious crumb top apple pie that is perfect for beginner pie makers! The brown bag helps seal in all of the delicious flavors. This apple crumb pie is seriously divine!

    My family loves apple pie and begs for it every fall. This easy apple pie is my go-to classic recipe, but we also love apple cheesecake pie, apple crisps, caramel apple monkey bread and caramel apple pie bars.

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    This brown bag apple pie is so easy and is absolutely delicious. My friend brought this apple crumble pie to my home last year for Thanksgiving dinner and I knew I needed to get the recipe to share with you. This easy apple pie recipe comes from her grandma and tastes like the most wonderful homemade apple dessert.

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    We drizzled a little salted caramel and added vanilla ice cream on top. Seriously divine and the crumb topping is amazing. This brown bag apple pie is perfect for anyone to make. The brown bag helps seal in the all yummy juices and flavors. It’s pretty simple (as far as pie making goes) to make and turns out amazing every time!

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    What are best apples for apple pie?

    You honestly can use any type of apple to make this apple crumble pie. My favorite apples to use are granny smith and honey crisp, however there are plenty of others that would work too. You can even mix multiple kinds of apples to make the easy apple pie.

    What are the ingredients for apple pie?

    What I like about this brown bag apple pie is that it doesn’t require a ton of ingredients and most of them I already had on hand. See below for list of all ingredients included in apple crumble pie recipe.

    • paper grocery bag
    • flour
    • sugar
    • salt
    • oil
    • milk
    • apples
    • cinnamon
    • sugar
    • nutmeg
    • butter

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    How do you make apple pie filling?

    To make the apple pie filling, combine the sugar, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon. Toss lightly with sliced apples. Let sit 10 minutes for sugar mixture to melt onto the apples and then pour into the unbaked pie shell. If you want to make a big batch of apple pie filling to use for fall baking, try using this recipe.

    How do you make a crumb topping for apple pie?

    To make the crumb topping for apple pie, combine flour, butter, and sugar. Mix together with fingers or a fork, until crumbly. Sprinkle crumb topping over apple pie. You’ll want to bake soon before the butter mixture softens too much.

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    Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie

    Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie - The most delicious crumb top apple pie that is perfect for beginner pie makers! The brown bag helps seal in all of the delicious flavors. This apple crumb pie is seriously divine! 

    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword apple crumble pie
    Prep Time 30 minutes
    Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
    Total Time 2 hours
    Servings 16
    Calories 308 kcal
    Author Jamielyn

    Ingredients

    • 1 pie dish
    • 1 paper grocery bag

    Crust:

    • 1 1/2 cups flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup oil
    • 2 Tablespoons cold milk

    Filing:

    • 4 cups sliced apples
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 Tablespoons flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

    Topping:

    • 1/2 cup flour
    • 1/2 cup butter softened
    • 1/2 cup sugar

    Instructions

    1. First make the crust by combining the flour, sugar, salt, oil & milk.  Mix until well blended.  Pat mixture in bottom and side of a 9″ pie pan.  Do not roll out. (To smooth it out use the back of a hot metal spoon and gently push down to smooth evenly.) Set Aside.
    2. Filling: Combine sugar, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon.  Toss lightly with sliced apples. Let sit 10 minutes for sugar mixture to melt onto the apples and then pour into the unbaked pie shell.
    3. Topping: Combine flour, butter, and sugar.  Mix together with fingers or a fork, until crumbly.  Sprinkle over pie. You’ll want to bake soon before the butter mixture softens too much.
    4. Place pie in brown paper bag and staple shut.  Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. (If oven bakes hot, reduce to 325 degrees. No peeking.)  Slit sack open with sharp knife.  Cool easy apple pie on a cooling rack.

    5. Serve apple crumble pie warm. Tastes great with vanilla ice cream and caramel on top.

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    Recipe Notes

    If you are using a bigger pie dish, you may need to add more apples in filling. You may also need to make a little more dough to cover the entire dish.

    Nutrition Facts
    Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 308 Calories from Fat 153
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 17g 26%
    Saturated Fat 5g 25%
    Cholesterol 15mg 5%
    Sodium 247mg 10%
    Potassium 65mg 2%
    Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 16g
    Protein 2g 4%
    Vitamin A 3.9%
    Vitamin C 1.7%
    Calcium 1.2%
    Iron 6.5%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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