Canned Apple Pie Filling recipe

Canned Apple Pie Filling

Apple Pie Filling is a must-have in the kitchen shelf. This Canned Apple Pie filling recipe is perfect if you want to store apple pie filling for later use. You can enjoy apple pie anytime without worrying about the preparation time.

Recipe for Canned Apple Pie Filling


  • 8 cups peeled cored and sliced apples (about 8-10 fresh apples)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup cold water

Nutrition (per serving):

  • Calories: 180
  • Total Fat: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 46g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 38g
  • Protein: 0.2g

Additional Notes:

This recipe makes enough filling for one 9-inch apple pie. You can use any variety of apples, but tart apples like Granny Smith work best. This filling can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week or in the freezer for up to six months.

Cooking Time:

Total time: 45 minutes

Preparation Time:

Prep time: 15 minutes


12 servings






  1. In a large bowl, mix the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together.
  2. Add the sliced apples and lemon juice and stir to coat the apples in the sugar mixture.
  3. Put the apple mixture in a large saucepan and add the cold water. Stir to combine.
  4. Heat the apple mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens and the apples are cooked.
  6. Remove the pan from heat and let cool slightly.
  7. Transfer the apple pie filling to sterilized mason jars and let the jars cool completely.
  8. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *