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Homemade Apple Pie Filling Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Homemade Apple Pie Filling Recipe is soft sweet granny smith apples simmered in brown sugar right on your stovetop. It's easy to make ahead and freeze, and ready in only 20 minutes!

Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 150 kcal
Author: DishingDelish.com
  • 9 cups granny smith apples cored, peeled, and sliced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  1. In a bowl stir together apples and lemon juice. Set aside.

  2. In a large dutch oven, before turning heat on, whisk together water, corn starch, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Turn heat on to medium and bring to a boil, whisking continuously.  

  3. Add apples and simmer 8-10 minutes, stirring often, until apples are soft. Remove from heat and cool. 

Recipe Notes

You can freeze or can this to use later!

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Apple Pie Filling Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.