Easy and Delicious Homemade Apple Pie Filling Recipe

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that I have a slight obsession with Homemade alternatives to Store-bought products. I hate buying pre-made food and usually insist on making everything from scratch.

That doesn’t mean I don’t do it, but most of the time, if it comes in a package or a mix, I make it homemade. Well, sometimes it works

So when a gal cooks a ton of apple pies and tarts, a gal has got to have a trusty apple pie filling that she can rely on. And I just so happen to have a great one that’s quite easy to make, especially in large batches.

Here’s how….




Easy and Delicious Homemade Apple Pie Filling


  • 5 cups apples cored peeled, and chopped
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice



  1. In a large saucepan, combine water, juice, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cornstarch.
  2. Stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook for 2 minutes, constantly stirring.
  3. Add the apples and bring to a boil again.
  4. Drop the heat to medium low and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Cool completely.
  5. Keep refrigerated in a air-tight container up to 4-5 days.





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