Apple Pie Filling Recipe! (Made on the stovetop!)
How to Make Apple Pie Filling Recipe! (Made on the stovetop!)
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I looooove apple pie filling! I also have a lot of recipes calling for canned apple pie filling.. and it’s kind of expensive… not to mention, homemade always tastes 1000 x’s better! This has to be one of my FAVORITES and if you’ve been looking for an easy Apple Pie Filling recipe.. you’ve found it!!
This recipe makes the equivalent of 1 can of apple pie filling and takes just about 10 minutes. It’s much better than the store bought and quick and easy! Choose a variety of apples that holds up well to cooking such as Granny Smith! We love this on it’s own or served over ice cream but this easy apple pie filling works perfectly in the recipes below!
Items you’ll need for this recipe
* Apples * Cinnamon * Saucepan *
Quick Stovetop Apple Pie Filling!
This easy recipe replaces 1 can of store bought apple pie filling!
- 4 medium apples
- 3 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons water
- Peel, core and slice apples.
- Melt butter and cinnamon over medium heat. Stir in apples, sugar & 3 tablespoons water.
- Cover and cook stirring occasionally for 4-6 minutes or until very slightly softened.
- In a small dish combine cornstarch and water. Add to pan while stirring and continue to cook until apples are soft (not mushy) and filling is thickened. Let bubble 1 minute. Cool.
Some apples are juicier than others. If you would like your filling thicker, combine 1 tablespoon cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water. Add a little at a time while the mixture is boiling until you reach desired consistency.
I’ve tried many apple pie filling recipes… and this is definitely one of our favorites! I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!