September 14, 2009

Mom's Apple Pie in a Jar

First let me congratulate the following people who won a 1 year subscription to Vegetarian Times from Aaron at magsdirect.com!

Average Betty
Aggie of Aggie's Kitchen
Mags of The Other Side of Fifty

Thanks to my co-worker Sue who helped me with the drawing :-) and I apologize for taking so long to make the announcement....sometimes life gets in the way of things we want to do!

MAP1HB

I wasn't sure what I was going to post for Family Recipes this month. I have more baking than I really want going on right now (not good for that waistline!). Then I remembered I made this apple pie last month from Mom's Apple Pie in a Jar....and realized I could post about this!

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This is a newer recipe of my mother's that she shared with me - and hopefully this fall if the apples are abundant enough (I understand they don't seem to be doing too well around here ) I hope to make some of her Apple Pie in a Jar to have on hand myself. When I made this pie it was simple as could be. I rolled out a pie crust, poured in the filling, made a crumble topping and baked at 350 til done! If you have apples this fall that you are looking to do something different with, well this is a great idea!

MAPHB

Mom's Apple Pie in a Jar

7 quarts peeld, cored and sliced apples (about 7 lbs)
3-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup cornstarch
10 cups water
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt

Mix all ingredients except the apples and cook until thickened. Add 3 Tablespoons lemon juice. Fill hot sterile jars with apple slices. Pour hot mixture into jars until 1" from the top. Cover with sealing lid. Process in a hot water bath for 20 minutes.

30 comments:

Maria said...

Mmmm! I will take a slice with some ice cream!

The Hungry Mouse said...

Looks great! I can't *wait* to make the first apple pie of the season!

+Jessie

Bellini Valli said...

Nothing says home like a slice of apple pie Shelby.

Barbara Bakes said...

Love this idea! So much better than fruit from a can at the store! The pie looks fabulous!

Lisa said...

Congrats winners! Great idea!

Megan said...

Your pie looks wonderful! I love that kind of topping on my apple pie. Looks perfect!

Mags said...

Looks yummy Shelby and a handy way to keep apple filling on hand and ready to use as needed.

So tickled I won the magazine subscription... thanks!

Patsyk said...

Congrats to the winners!

Love the idea of apple pie in a jar! Looks delicious!

Devan Geselle. N said...

yum! brilliant! :) thank you

Helene said...

Oh my Shelby, looks delicious. So comfort food. Great choice.

Patricia @ Brownies for Dinner said...

What a great idea! This would make a good gift too. I am really looking forward to apples this fall (I'm adding this to my ever-growing list of things to do with apples... not sure there will be enough apples for everything I want to do).

Now I want pie...

Jen said...

Looks delicious - question though - how much filling does this make? I'm assuming it should be a pint of filling per pie so I should do this in pint size jars?

HoneyB said...

Jen, This makes 7 quarts. :-)

Linda said...

There is nothing better than apple pie!!

Gera @ SweetsFoods said...

Ohh apple pie a heavenly sweetness!!

Have a great and sweet week,

Gera

Lynda said...

I can't wait for fresh apples...I love baking with them and smelling the wonderful aromas! Of course, the eating is good too!
I'm drooling over your pie right now...it's sooo yummy looking.

pigpigscorner said...

In a jar? That's interesting!

Danielle said...

Ooooh! I really want to do this! What a great gift item!! Thanks for sharing!

Mini Baker said...

I just found your blog and I love it! You've got so many yummy recipes :)
-Mini Baker
ps. pie sounds soooo delish right now!

Jen said...

Thanks! I'm going to try this this weekend!

Creative One said...

Love apple pie. This looks so good! I will have to try this recipe.

Jamie said...

Shelby,
Nothing says fall like Apple Pie. Looks fabulous. I need to challenge myself and make more pies. I love your new fall header.

Glad Aggie won that magazine. Sad I didn't. Maybe she'll share the copies with me :)

Leslie said...

Nothing like a good Apple pie recipe from your mom!

Pam said...

Wow! What a BEAUTIFUL pie. It looks almost to good to eat... almost ;).

the ungourmet said...

I can't even put into words just how yummy this looks! I L-0-V-E apple pie. Especially with the crumbles on top!

Love the new look for fall! :0)

Coleen's Recipes said...

How do you take such lucious photos all the time...just delicous.

noble pig said...

Okay I seriously love this! OMG!

Katy ~ said...

You know, Shelby, I am in deep,true love for this pie. Oh my goodness. Apple is probably my favorite favorite, and this one looks exquisite!

Laura said...

Very cool. I love crumble top apple pies.

averagebetty said...

YAY!!! Thank you HoneyB for having the Vegetarian Times Giveaway! I am so excited to receive my subscription!! Thank you! Thank you! And... a big thanks to Sue for drawing my name WOO HOO!

The pie looks delicious. Makes me want to visit my Mom ;)

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