The Easiest Apple Pie Recipe Ever

Easiest-Ever Apple PieEasiest-Ever Apple PieFollow this simple recipe and you'll have a delicious homemade apple pie in just over half an hour.

Serves: 10
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 22 min
Oven Temp: 375

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Ingredients:
- 1 frozen deep-dish piecrust
- 1/2 cup(s) chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup(s) packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoon(s) butter or margarine
- 1 large egg white
- 1/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoon(s) cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
- 3 pound(s) Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, and/or Gala apples, each cored, peeled, and cut into 8 wedges
- 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice

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Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. While crust is thawing at room temperature for 15 minutes, mix pecans, flour, and brown sugar in bowl. Work in butter with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

2. Prick bottom and sides of crust with fork. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Immediately brush bottom and sides of hot crust with light coating of egg white. Reset oven to 425 degrees F.

3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine granulated sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Toss in apples and lemon juice. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 12 minutes, stirring halfway through. Spoon filling into crust. Sprinkle pecan topping over filling.

4. Bake pie 10 to 12 minutes or until topping is golden. Cool on wire rack. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.

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For a true homemade presentation, use our trick to remove the crust from its foil pan and place in a 9-inch pie plate: Gently fold back foil around edge of frozen crust and pull slightly on the crust to remove from foil. Transfer to pie plate and thaw as directed. With fingertips, press lightly on thawed dough to mold into shape of pie plate.

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