The Best All-American Apple Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

My first apple pie was an apple sauce pie, but not because that was what I wanted it to be. It was because I used my then-favorite eating apples: McIntosh. I had envisioned a pie like ones I had seen in photos, where the crust was highly domed and dimpled from the abundance of apple slices piled high within, so I peeled, cored, sliced and mounded as many apples as would fit the bottom crust Without sliding out and carefully draped the top crust over them. The baked pie turned out beautif