With the right recipe, homemade apple pie is easier than you think. This recipe includes making your own pie crust but you can use store bought pastry if you want to save time.
The best apples for apple pie
Any crisp apple will do for apple pie. You can use either sweet or tart apples and just adjust the sugar accordingly. If you are using a tart apple such as Granny Smith, use a full cup of sugar. For sweeter apples such as Golden Delicious or Braeburn apples, use less sugar.
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