Nothing is more American than a serving of Deep-Dish Granny Smith Apple Pie. Exceptionally delicious flavor pairs well with caramel sauce, ice cream or Cheddar.
Deep Dish Apple Streusel Pie

Deep-Dish Granny Smith Apple Pie
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 5 1/4 Cups flour
  • 1/2 Cup ground, blanched, almonds
  • 3 Tablespoons plus 2 Cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 12 ounces cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 Cup ice water
  • 3/4 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 Cup nutmeg
  • 20 Granny Smith apples, peeled, chopped coarsely
  • 1/4 Cup lemon juice
  • 3 1/2 Cups Streusel Topping (recipe follows)
  • Celestial Caramel Sauce, as needed
Streusel Topping
  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 8 ounces cold butter, cut in pieces
  1. To make dough, mix 4 1/2 cups flour, almonds, 3 Tablespoons sugar and salt. Work in butter and add water until small crumbs form. Roll into a disk and refrigerate.
  2. Combine remaining flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss apples with lemon juice, then toss with flour mixture.
  3. Line 10-inch springform pan with dough. Fill with apples, pressing them down. Top with Streusel and bake at 350 degrees F for 60 to 90 minutes or until apples are tender. Allow to cool.
  4. Serve plain, with caramel sauce, a wedge of Cheddar or premium ice cream.
Streusel Topping
  1. Combine flour and sugar; work in butter until crumbly.


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