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Home-made Apple Pie Filling

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2 pies
Author: Kay Schrock


  • 3 lbs apples peel, core, slice
  • Water to nearly cover apples in pan
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 TBL butter
  • Juice of one lemon or 3 TBL ReaLemon(can omit if apples are very tart.)
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 TBL Clear-Jell
  • 1/2 cup cold water


  • Peel, core and slice apples.
  • Place apples in a large pan and add water till apples are nearly covered.
  • Add butter, sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice.
  • Cook 5-10 minutes, or till apples are softened. (not mushy!)
  • Mix 1/2 cup cold water and Clear-JEll.
  • Pour Clear-Jell slowly into the apples, while stirring apples quickly.
  • Bring apple filling mix to a boil, (bubbling slowly) and remove from heat.
  • Cool. Pour into prepared pie crusts and bake at 350* for one hour.