You Spy My Healthier Apple Pie

I’ve got a recipe for Pumpkin-Apple Spice Pie to make you want to go apple picking before the season is over.

Take this delicious recipe from alittleinsanity

GLUTEN FREE APPLE PIE RECIPE – SUGAR FREE!

PIE CRUST:

  • 1 Gluten Free Pie Crust – You will need a bottom & top crust for this recipe.

APPLE MIXTURE:

  • 4-6 Granny Smith Apples – Peeled, Cored & Chopped (makes approx 6-8 Cups)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • ½ – 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice (optional)

APPLE GLAZE MIXTURE:

  • ⅔ Cup Water
  • ⅓ Cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch or Tapioca Starch
  1. Prepare your Gluten Free Pie Crust & Set-Aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
APPLE MIXTURE:
  1. Peel, Core & Chop your Apples.
  2. In large bowl, coat Apples with Lemon Juice & Spices. Set-Aside.
APPLE GLAZE MIXTURE:
  1. In a small sauce pan, continually whisk Glaze ingredients over medium heat until mixture begins to thicken. Wait for bubbles to break the surface then turn off heat and whisk well
  2. for 1 minute.
  3. Pour Apple Glaze over Apple Mixture in bowl & mix gently until all apples are well coated.
  4. Pour Apples into prepared pie crust & top – Crimp edges & decorate as desired.
  5. Place pie onto a foil lined cookie sheet to catch spills or boil-over during cooking.
  6. Place pie in oven and bake at 425 for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 and continue baking for approximately 35-45 minutes until crust is golden brown and apple mixture is hot & bubbly.
  7. Remove pie from oven and let cool on rack until ready to serve. Serve warm or cold. Store leftovers in fridge.”

BUT! Here’s how you can mix it up further: add 1 cup organic pumpkin puree to the apple mixture. Get your gourd on.

-Summer

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