Maple Apple Crumble Pie

Maple Apple Crumble Pie

Maple Apple Crumble Pie:


The Crust

  • ½ cup unsalted butter straight out of the fridge
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp very cold water (more if you need to)

The Filling:

  • 6 medium to large sized apples – gala or Ambrosia work very well
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar or maple sugar, packed
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp of MacRae’s Rocky Ridge Maple syrup (and more for drizzling if you want some extra maple

The Crumble:

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter straight out of the fridge
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup large flaked oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


Pie Crust

  • Cut the cold butter into ½ inch cubes.
  • In a food processor (or mixer or you can even do it by hand), combine the flour, salt and butter and mix gently until crumbly.
  • Add egg, vinegar, and cold water. Mix until the dough begins to hold together. If you find that the dough is too dry add a bit more water.
  • Remove from the bowl and roll the dough into a ball then flatten into an approximately 5-inch-wide disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for a at least 30 minutes.
  • After refrigeration, roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface. Place the dough in a 9-inch pie plate fold the excess dough under the edges. Crimp the edges.
  • Preheat to oven to 375°F

Apple Pie Filling

  • While you are waiting for your pie crust finish chilling, peel and slice your apples into thin pieces, about 1/8” thick. Then toss the apples in the lemon juice.
  • In a separate bowl, combine your dry ingredients and then sprinkle over your apples and toss until they are coated.
  • Drizzle the maple syrup over the mixture then pour your apples in your prepared crust. If you want to add a bit more syrup you can before you add the crumble.

Crumble Topping & Bake

  • Cut cold butter into small pieces combine with the brown sugar, cinnamon and flour and cut the butter into the dry ingredients (use a fork or a pastry cutter).
  • Add the oats and mix in.
  • Sprinkle the crumble over top of the apples.
  • Bake your pie at 375°F for 50-60 minutes. Cool before serving.

**adapted from

Maple Apple Crumble Pie