Apple Crumb Pie
This was a favorite while raising my kids, then my mom started to make this for my father and brother and critiqued instead of crumb topping she used a crust. Goes great with ice cream on a hot slice of pie.
- Apple Pie:
- 3/4 c of sugar
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp of nutmeg
- 2 Tbsp of flour
- 6-8 Apples
- cored and sliced
- 1-unfrozen pie shell-buy in frozen section of the grocery store
- Crumb topping:
- 1 c of flour
- 1/2 c of butter
- 1/2 c of brown sugar
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 30mins
Cost Budget Friendly
Cut off peels, core the apples then slice them up.
Place in a large or medium bowl.
Place sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour over apples in a bowl. Mix together. Place apples into your pie shell.
Mix together the ingredients for the crumb topping using a pastry cutter, if you don't have one use a blender of a mix master. You want the topping to look crumbly. If you don't have of those tools use a fork to mash together. Put topping on pie to cover to the ends of the crust.
Place pie in oven at 425 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce the oven to 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Make sure you have foil or a cookie sheet under the pie as it might boil apple juice over the top of the crust. After its done take out to cool for 15-30 minutes to set up.
Make sure you use something under that pie in the oven otherwise it will drip on the bottom of the oven to clean later.
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These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!
- 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
- 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
- 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup / 150g of flour
- 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
- Salted caramel
- Melted dark chocolate
In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.
Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.
Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.
Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.