if you’re designated to bring a dessert for a family christmas gathering or one of the many holiday parties you’re probably attending this december, bring this easy homemade apple pie. it is simple but will wow everyone. i made this for thanksgiving and will probably insist it’s made for christmas eve dinner when we’re back in minnesota later this month.

  • 8 – 11 medium granny smith apples
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg
  • two ready-made pie crusts (or make your own. but you’ll have to find your own recipe for that).
  1. heat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. core and peel the apples
  3. slice them thinly
  4. mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  5. add to the apples and mix or toss or somehow move around to make sure they are all equally coated
  6. line a pie pan w one of the pie crusts
  7. heap in your apple mixture. pile it high!
  8. cover this with the second pie crust
  9. pinch the sides together and make slits in the top for air vents
  10. bake for 50 min
  11. let cool for at least an hour before serving

serve with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.