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Rustic Apple Pie Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, best recipes, pie
Servings: 8
Calories: 302kcal
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 1 pie crust

Filling Ingredients

  • 6 cups thinly sliced apples
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated or superfine sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 4 tablespoons 1/2 stick cold unsalted butter, diced


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Flour a rolling pin and roll the pastry into an 11-inch circle on a lightly floured surface. Transfer it to a parchment-lined or sprayed baking sheet.
  • For the filling, peel, core, and slice the apples.
  • Mix the flour, sugar, salt, and ground cinnamon ingredients for the filling
  • Toss the apple slices with the mixture.
  • Cover the dough with the apples leaving a 2 inch border.
  • For the topping combine the flour, sugar, salt, cinnamon, and allspice in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  • Add the butter and pulse until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Pour into a bowl and rub it with your fingers until it starts holding together.
  • Sprinkle evenly on the apples.
  • Gently fold the border over the apples to enclose the dough, pleating it to make a circle.
  • Bake the crostata for 20 to 30 minutes, until the crust is golden, and the apples are tender.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 226IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg