Easy Apple Pie Filling

Ingredients:

  • 8-10 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced. (Other varieties that can be used are Gala, Pink Lady, or Fuji.)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • ½ cup sugar

Directions:

Melt butter in a nonstick fry pan. Pour in apples and fry for 8-10 minutes, stirring often. Mix cornstarch and water. Add cornstarch mixture, pie spice, and sugar. Stir well. Cover with lid and turn heat low. Simmer, stirring periodically for 15-20 minutes. This can be poured in a pie crust and baked as a pie. It can also be served as a side dish, over ice cream or over pancakes or waffles. It is also good served over grilled pork chops or ham slices.

Recipe courtesy of Harley Prewitt’s Apple Hill Orchard. This recipes first appeared in the October 2004 issue of Our State magazine.

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