| | | |

Dutch Apple Crumble Pie

Dutch Apple Crumble Pie is a deliciously sweet apple pie filling in a flakey pie crust with tons of buttery cinnamon crumble topping. Bake it up and enjoy the warm, sweet fragrances of apple pie!

Dutch Apple Crumble Pie is a favorite autumn dessert. It combines all the fall flavors into one pie: apples, cinnamon & flaky pie crust.

A beautifully baked Dutch Apple Crumble Pie is a must-have for any fall celebration. This perfectly flakey pie crust is filled with cinnamon apples, sprinkled with an enticing crumble topping, and baked to golden perfection. A delicious warm slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream will have you wanting another slice!

an apple crumble pie in a glass pie pan on a white counter with 3 apples, pine cones and fall colored leave and crumble on the table

The Difference between 2 Crust Apple Pie and Apple Crumble Pie

An all American apple pie has a top and bottom crust. Dutch Apple Pie has a crumble top and only a bottom flaky pie crust. Dutch Apple Pie has a buttery crumble crust on top of the apple filling.

Traditional Dutch Apple Pie is from the Netherlands or Germany and has a lattice pie crust on top. But over the years the Apple Pie with a crumble topping is sometimes referred to as Dutch apple pie.

Note this post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps keep my blog up and running but it won’t cost you a penny more)! Click here to read my full disclosure policy.  

an uncooked and no topping apple crumble pie in a glass pie pan on a white counter with 3 apples, pine cones and fall colored leave and crumble on the table

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 bottom pie crust, made from scratch or store-bought.
  • 6 to 8 apples peeled, cored, and sliced
  • Lemon Juice to keep the apples from turning brown
  • 3/4 cup of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • For the Crumbles: 1/2 butter melted
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 2/3 brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
an uncooked apple crumble pie in a glass pie pan on a white counter with 3 apples, pine cones and fall colored leave and crumble on the table

How to Make a Dutch Apple Crumble Pie

  1. Pre-heat the govern to 400° F.
  2. Make the bottom crust first. If using a purchased per-made set out on the counter to soften.
  3. Next, make the crumble topping: mix together with a fork 1 cup of flour, 2/3 of brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Add the melted butter and stir together with the fork. If too soft and does not crumble place it in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl add cold water and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Peel, core, and slice 6 to 8 apples. As you are working with the apples put them in the lemon water. When ready to make the filing drain the apples and rinse them with cold water.
  5. In a large bowl mix together the apples, white sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and stir well.
  6. In the bottom of a pie 8 or 9-inch pie pan layer the bottom crust. Leave about an inch to hang over the edge of the pie pan and then fold over and crimp.
  7. Add the apple filling to this bottom crust.
  8. Take the crumble topping and layer a little at a time crumbling over the top of the filling and covering all the apples.
  9. Bake at 400° F for 35 to 40 minutes until the filling is bubbly and the crust is brown.
a slice of apple crumble pie on a white plate with a dessert fork on the plate three apples and fall colored leaves on the white table

You May Also Like This Apple Pie Recipe

Homemade As American Apple Pie

Pie Crust – Easy as Pie

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Dutch Apple Crumble Pie

  • Author: Crafting a Family
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pie 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Dutch Apple Crumble Pie is a deliciously sweet apple pie filling in a flakey pie crust with tons of buttery cinnamon crumble topping. Bake it up and enjoy the warm, sweet fragrances of apple pie!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 bottom pie crust, made from scratch or store-bought.
  • 6 to 8 apples peeled, cored, and sliced
  • Lemon Juice to keep the apples from turning brown
  • 3/4 cup of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • For the Crumbles: 1/2 butter melted
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 2/3 brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the govern to 400° F.
  2. Make the bottom crust first. If using a purchased per-made set out on the counter to soften.
  3. Next, make the crumble topping: mix together with a fork 1 cup of flour, 2/3 of brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Add the melted butter and stir together with the fork. If too soft and does not crumble place it in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl add cold water and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Peel, core, and slice 6 to 8 apples. As you are working with the apples put them in the lemon water. When ready to make the filing drain the apples and rinse them with cold water. 
  5. In a large bowl mix together the apples, white sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and stir well.
  6. In the bottom of a pie 8 or 9-inch pie pan layer the bottom crust. Leave about an inch to hang over the edge of the pie pan and then fold over and crimp. 
  7. Add the apple filling to this bottom crust. 
  8. Take the crumble topping and layer a little at a time crumbling over the top of the filling and covering all the apples. 
  9. Bake at 400° F for 35 to 40 minutes until the filling is bubbly and the crust is brown. 

Recipe Card powered byTasty Recipes

The 10 Best Easy Family Favorite Pie Recipes + Crust

Easy Blueberry Pie with Fresh U-Pick Blueberries

Delicious blueberry pie with a flakey homemade crust made in a mini food processor.  Rich dark blue purple filling that taste like it is summer no matter what time of year. No matter how a blueberry pie looks your family will love it. Mine is a little rustic but so delicious. So if you are not a regular pie maker don’t let that stop you. 

cherry pie on flowered towel with pink bowl filled with fresh cherries

Sweet Delicious Cherry Pie Recipe

Cherry Pie is one of my go-to pies when we have company for dinner, as most friends do not make it for themselves even though it is a favorite.  I love cherry pie as much as apple. I start making cherry pies as soon as the cherry trees on the pick-your-own farms in our community

slice of pecan pie on white a dollop of whip tipping on top plate fork on the side and chopped pecans on the top left

Easy Pecan Pie with Dark Karo Syrup

An easy Pecan Pie with dark Karo syrup is the perfect combination for sweet and salty pie perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. A traditional holiday pie in many homes and one that can be made with the kid’s help.  This recipe was inspired by the recipe from Karo Syrup and Sallys Baking Addiction

Top of the picture is one piece of pumpkin pie and forgot my front bottom of the picture is the whole pumpkin pie to pumpkins some acorns and pinecones and leaves on a White counter.

Similar Posts