I love my mom's apple pie. Well, let's face it. I love apple pie period! However, nothing is ever more special than when it is made by mom's hands. Today I am sharing with you my mom's recipe for Mom's Apple Pie Filling that she makes a big batch of and cans for future use. I love it so much, that I am sharing it with you for #AppleWeek this year!
This is a newer recipe from my mom that she shared with me. I love to make and have Apple Pie in a Jar to have on hand throughout the year.
Mom's Apple Pie Filling also works great in other recipes. I use it to make Apple Fritters, to top pancakes, and even over ice cream!
However, I still think our favorite way to use it is in the traditional apple pie! When I made this pie it was simple as could be. I rolled out a pre-made pie crust, poured in the filling, made a crumble topping and baked at 350 until done! If you have apples this fall that you are looking to do something different with, well this is a great idea!
How would you use this filling? Be sure to check out the rest of this week's awesome apple recipes!
- 7 quarts peeled, cored and sliced apples (about 7 lbs)
- 3-½ cups sugar
- 1 cup cornstarch
- 10 cups water
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Mix all ingredients except the apples and cook until thickened. Add 3 Tablespoons lemon juice. Fill hot sterile jars with apple slices. Pour hot mixture into jars until 1" from the top. Cover with sealing lid. Process in a hot water bath for 20 minutes.
Wednesday: Sweet Treats
Apple and Nut Drop Cookies by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Apple Brown Betty by Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids
Apple Cider Caramel Sauce by Cooking With Carlee
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread by Feeding Big
Apple Dumplings by A Palatable Pastime
Apple Oatmeal Cookies by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Apple Pie & Cinnamon Things by Crafty Mama in ME
Baked Apples with Chocolate and Caramel by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Brown Butter Apples by Cricket's Confections
Mom's Apple Pie in a Jar by Grumpy's Honeybunch
Mini Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust by Amy's Cooking Adventures
Nana's Apple Pie by The Crumby Cupcake
Sparkling Cider Pound Cake by Family Around The Table
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