Brown Bag Apple Pie

Brown Bag Apple Pie

43 reviews, 4.9 star(s). 90% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

An old family favorite apple pie with a crumb topping.

"I made 2 and they were slamming/delicious i added caramel sundae topping before putting in the oven and i didn't have any more nutmeg so i used a little pumpkin pie spice and i had a bunch of leftover apples taken up space in my refrigerator and it was well worth it and i had leftover pie crust in the frig already in the shell so everything worked out perfect and i don't eat apple pie but i do now Thanks"


1 9-inch Pie Crust; Unbaked, deep
4 large Apples; peeled and sliced
1/2 cup Sugar
2 tablespoon Flour
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
2 tablespoons Lemon Juice; omit for green apples
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Flour
1/2 cup Butter

Original recipe makes 6



Mix 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a large bowl. (Omit lemon juice if using green apples. They are tart enough already.) Add apple slices and toss until coated. Place in pie shell. For topping cut 1/2 sup sugar and 1/2 cup flour into 1/2 butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over apples. Place pie in large brown paper bag. Fold ends over twice and fasten. (I use staples or paper clips.) Place on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for one hour.

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Mmm. Easy to make apple pie. The hard part is waiting for it to cool so I can eat it.


Love it!!! 😍


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gigisweetgigit4r7 1w ago

Made this two days ago and it was a hit! My husband kept saying how professional it looked and tasted. Only downside was while cooking the house smelled like paper bag instead of apple pie! But I'd say the result was worth it!
Bonnieenders 12m ago

This recipe is amazing, i've made it before and will continue to make this pie so simple. I never cared for apple pie as an adult but i made for my daughter who only eats apple as opposed to any other desserts, so i tasted it with her and OMG i couldn't believe it. So today i'm making her another one and yes i will have some myself. This is a must try dessert! Enjoy
bigmona311 1y ago

This was gone within an hour of pulling it out of the oven. I will be making more than one and soon. The neighbors even showed up.
Katurd 1y ago

I've never made apple pie before, and I'm glad I found this recipe! This was the biggest hit for my family's Thanksgiving!
plusonefan773 2y ago

This is my husband's favorite apple pie recipe now!
JamieRed79 2y ago

Yes I am looking forward to cooking this recipe.
goodcook46 2y ago

Love! My mom loved it so much and that's saying a lot! This recipe made 2 pies for me...Not that anyone's complaining!
abigailjordan 2y ago

Followed directions to the tee but seemed way too buttery for my taste. I think I'll stick with a lattice pie crust top from now on. The filling also seemed to be missing something, a little on the bland side.
martarobbinsgailushas 2y ago

I have made this 3 times for holiday gatherings and was devoured! Everyone said it was the best apple pie they ever had. I used Braeburn apples and followed recipe and bake time exactly. Thanks for a great recipe!
ChristinaR83 2y ago

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