Down Home Southern Apple Pie

Down Home Southern Apple Pie
Down Home Southern Apple Pie
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No matter how much turkey you eat, it is hard to resist a generous slice of apple pie on Thanksgiving Day. This recipe for Down Home Southern Apple Pie is easy to make and so sweet to eat. This easy apple pie recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving because it won't add a lot of stress to your meal preparations. The best thing about this apple pie recipe is that it is very simple. It doesn't get much more "down home" or comforting than this delicious apple pie recipe.


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Cooking Time1 hr

Cooking MethodOven


  • 2 (9-inch) unbaked pie shells
  • 5 cups apples
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Peel and slice the apples.

  3. Mix together 3/4 cup sugar, flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and heavy cream. Pour over apples and mix well. Arrange in pastry shells.

  4. Combine 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle over top of apples.

  5. Bake 50 to 60 minutes.

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