The Delicious Shredded Apple Pie Recipe 

The delicious shredded apple pie recipe melts in your mouth giving you the very essence of each flavor for every bite you take.

The fresh apples in this recipe taste like a sweet summer day with the best of ingredients and the perfect balance of spices, the juicy apple filling is complemented with the soft crust and the top layer of crunchy topping that gives it a great texture.

Ingredients used in this delicious apple pie recipe are easily found at any grocery store or local farmers market, however, you will need to adjust the number of spices depending on your taste preferences and the size of your apples.

Shredded Apple Pie Recipe – 1

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • tiny pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 medium Red Delicious Apples, peeled and grated with a cheese grater (about 2 ½ cups of grated apple)
  • 1 Unbaked frozen deep-dish pie shell

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Using a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, butter, salt, vanilla, cinnamon, and eggs with an electric mixer on medium speed. Beat this mixture until fully combined.
  3. Once done, fold in the shredded apples. Pour this mixture into the unbaked pie shell and put the pie on a large cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for about 70 minutes.  To prevent your pie from burning the top, cover the top pie with a piece of tinfoil during the last 10 minutes of baking.
  5. Carefully remove the pie from the oven and allow the pie to cool and set at least 1 hour before serving.
  6. Serve your pie slices with a scoop of vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce. Enjoy!

What happens if you don't peel apples for apple pie?

Shredded Apple Pie Recipe – 2

Ingredients

  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and grated
  • ½ stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1-½ cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 prepared pie crust
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon water

How to make

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare the crust by laying it out on the pan and making fluted edges or other decorative pie crust edges just for beauty.
  3. Peel and grate the apples to make them shredded.  Place them in the pie crust and drizzle them with melted butter.
  4. Mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg together. Add in the milk plus the beaten eggs to this mixture. Pour the creamy mixture all over the apples.
  5. Whisk the egg yolk in a small bowl and add 1 tablespoon of water with a fork. Brush the top and the edges of the pie crust with this egg wash.
  6. Place this pie in the oven and bake it at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.  After 10 minutes, reduce the oven temperature to bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Remove the pie from the oven.  Set it aside to cool and set before serving.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!

Shredded Apple Pie Recipe – 3

Ingredients

  • 1 store-bought or homemade pie crust
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 3 medium apples
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Put the pie crust in a pie pan ready for the filling.
  3. Peel, slice, and grate the apples.
  4. Mix together all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, salt, softened butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon in the mixing bowl. Use a mixer to beat them together until combined well. Then, add the shredded apples and mix using a spatula until well combined.
  5. Pour this mixture into the ready pie crust. Bake in the preheated oven for about 60 minutes or until the filling sets and the pie crust turns to golden color.
  6. Remove the ready shredded apple pie from the oven and allow it to cool completely before cutting. Serve with a scoop of whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, or caramel sauce. Enjoy!

Shredded Apple Pie Recipe -4

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pie shell
  • 1/2 cup sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 5-6 large apples grated (whatever apples you have)
  • 1/2 stick margarine or butter
  • 1 beaten egg

Directions

  1. Mix the dry ingredients.
  2. Fold in the peeled and grated apples.
  3. Mix the beaten egg and melted butter and stir it into the apple mixture.
  4. Pour this mixture into the pie shell.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees F or until it’s fully cooked.
  6. Serve it warm with ice cream.

Conclusion

We can all agree that the shredded apple pie recipe is an easy one to try following the recipes we have shared above.  Try it out and let us know the outcome in the comments below!

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if you don't peel apples for apple pie?

Apple pie apples can either be peeled or not.  However, if you don't peel your apples, you can still make a delicious apple pie.

Can apples be shredded?

Yes, apples can be shredded.  Its just a different way of cutting them up but this time they are shredded into smaller bits.

How do you grate apples for a recipe?

It is easy.  You just need a food processor.  But be careful because the food processor blade tends to get clogged with apple pulp so you might want to use the finest blade that you have available. You can also use a cheese grater to shred your apples to tiny bits.

How to shred an apple?

Shredding apples can be done in many ways.  The most common way is using a food processor.  It works well for a variety of foods including apples.  Another way is using a grater.  You can either grate the apples by hand or use the grater attachment on a food processor.  You could also use a knife if you prefer.  The important thing is to cut the apples into very small pieces.

Shredded Apple Pie - 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • tiny pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 medium Red Delicious Apples, peeled and grated with a cheese grater (about 2 ½ cups of grated apple)
  • 1 Unbaked frozen deep-dish pie shell

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Using a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, butter, salt, vanilla, cinnamon, and eggs with an electric mixer on medium speed. Beat this mixture until fully combined.
  • Once done, fold in the shredded apples. Pour this mixture into the unbaked pie shell and put the pie on a large cookie sheet.
  • Bake for about 70 minutes.  To prevent your pie from burning the top, cover the top pie with a piece of tinfoil during the last 10 minutes of baking.
  • Carefully remove the pie from the oven and allow the pie to cool and set at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Serve your pie slices with a scoop of vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce. Enjoy!

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