Cast Iron Apple Pie / by Katie Brown

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Cast Iron

Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 pounds red delicious apples

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar

  • 3/4 stick unsalted butter 

  • 1 package (2 refrigerated pie-crusts)

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp apple pie spice

  • 1 egg

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350*

  2. Peel apples and cut into 1 inch wedges

  3. Toss apples with cinnamon and apple pie spice until fully coated (add extra sugar here, if desired)

  4. Melt butter in cast iron skillet

  5. Slowly start adding in brown sugar, stirring until the sugar looks slightly dissolved

  6. Remove from heat, add 1 pie crust on top of sugar butter mixture in cast iron

  7. Dump apple mixture into cast iron, on top of pie crust

  8. Top the apples with the second pie crust

  9. Whisk an egg then brush across the pie top

  10. Cut 4 little lines into the middle of the top to let air circulate while in oven

  11. Sprinkle sugar on top, if desired

  12. Cook in oven for 30 minutes or until apples are tender and top is a little golden brown

  13. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before cutting