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Pie in a jar is a great Valentine's Day dessert! They're perfect for sharing, and the pie recipe is easy to make, Make apple pie in a jar or peach pie in a jar.

Apple Pie in a Jar

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 jars
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 2 boxes refrigerated piecrusts
  • 8 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 cups apples peeled, cored & thinly sliced
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • turbinado sugar for topping


  1. Heat oven to 350 and set out 8 wide-mouth half pint jars. Cut out eight 6-inch circles and eight small circles (using jar lid as guide) from 2 boxes of refrigerated pie crusts. Press onto bottom, up side and over the lip of the jars.
  2. In saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in flour and cook, whisking continuously, until golden brown, 2 minutes. Add sugars, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and pour over apples. Toss to coat. Spoon into jars.
  3. Top with small circles of dough, brush with lightly beaten egg and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Place jars 2 inches apart on large baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until golden.