Easy Apple Pie Recipe for Kids

Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids
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We love cooking with kids and this easy apple pie recipe for kids (and mums, dads, grandparents too) is low in sugar and high in simplicity! And it costs less than $6 in ingredients!

Serves 6 using a 35mm pie tin


  • 4 large Granny Smith Apples peeled and sliced thinly – $4
  • 2 sheets of puff pastry – 90 cents
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar divided into 2 x 1/4 cups – 20 cents
  • Large squeeze of honey – 20 cents
  • 1 pinch cinnamon – 5 cents
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg – 5 cents
  • 2 tablespoons of plain flour – 10 cents
  • 50 grams of butter or margarine – 25 cents
  • Squeeze of lemon juice – 10 cents


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Line the pie tin with one sheet of puff pastry ensuring it comes up over the edges of the tin
  • Peel and thinly slice the apples
Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids

The kids used this and I sliced more finely

  • Place 1/2 of the apples in the tin

Place the sliced apples in the tin

  • Sprinkle the apple with 1/4 cup brown sugar, a large squeeze of honey, 1/2 pinch of cinnamon and 1/2 pinch of nutmeg
Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids

Sprinkle with sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon

  • Top the tin up with the rest of the apples and the rest of the sugar (1/4 cup), plain flour and the butter or margarine (divide this up into small pieces)
  • Sprinkle the contents with lemon juice
  • Cover the top with another sheet of puff pastry
  • Use a form to crimp the edges around the tin
  • Use a little more brown sugar to sprinkle on the top and cut steam vents in the pastry
Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids

Crimp the edges and create a vent for steam

  • Pop into the over on a piece of baking paper in case of overflow and bake for one hour on 180 degrees Celcius – check about half way through
Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids

Use baking paper to catch overflow


Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Kids

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