Old Fashioned Crumbly Easy Apple Pie Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


This pie is deceptively easy but sure to impress! An old family recipe that will be your favorite once you try it!



  • frozen prepared pie crust, thawed

For the Filling:

  • 5 apples-gala, granny smith, or delicious
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Topping:

  • 3/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Place your oven rack on the lowest level and preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel, core and very thinly slice your apples and place in a medium bowl.
  3. Add the remaining filling ingredients and mix to coat the apples.
  4. Spoon the filling into the crust.
  5. To make the topping mix together the brown sugar, flour, and nutmeg in a medium bowl.
  6. Use a pastry blender or two knifes to cut the butter into the brown sugar mixture until coarse crumbs form.
  7. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the apple filling.
  8. Bake the pie until the topping is lightly browned and the filling is bubbly, about 35 minutes. If the pie begins to over-brown cover it loosely with foil.
  9. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  10. Serve warm.

Keywords: apple pie, apple crumble pie,