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Crock Pot Apple Pie Filling
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 20 mins

Save time on your holiday desserts with my Crock Pot Apple Pie Filling recipe. Make it ahead, store it for weeks and you'll have dessert ready to go!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 jars
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 9 (40oz/1150g) apples (eg/ granny Smith)
  • ½ cup (4floz/115ml) plus a ½ cup (4floz/115ml) of water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 medium lemon, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • A pinch ground nutmeg (optional)
  • ½ cup (4oz/115g) butter
  • ¼ cup (32g) cornstarch
  1. Peel, core and chop the apples roughly into small cubes.

  2. In the pot of a slow cooker, combine the apples, ½ cup (4floz/115ml) of water, sugar, lemon juice, spices and butter. Place the lid on the pot and cook on HIGH for 1 hour.

  3. After the apples have cooked, whisk the cornstarch with the remaining ½ cup (4floz/115ml) of water and stir into the apples.

  4. Continue cooking on HIGH for another 30-60 minutes, until the apples are extremely tender.

  5. Laslty stir in the salt before removing the apples from the slow cooker.

  6. Cool completely before transferring to an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. It also can be frozen for up to 2 months. Use in any apple pie, crumble or crisp recipe.