The crust, warm and buttery, breaks into crispy pieces the moment your fork pierces it. The apple filling is sweet and spicy, with an undertone of peanut butter and honey. Each bite is like a warm hug, surrounding you in tender bliss.
Sound like your kind of pie?
This apple peanut butter pie uses just a few ingredients to create a wholesome, sweet dessert. With a crispy crust and a warm, gooey middle, you can't go wrong with this apple pie!
2.5 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 c. butter, cold and cubed
10 T. cold water, more as needed
6 medium apples (2.5 lbs), peeled, cored, and chopped
4 T. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp ginger
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. honey
1/4 c. peanut butter
1/4 c. apple sauce
1 egg, whisked
1 T water
Whisk together flour and salt. Add cubed butter and fork the mixture into the flour, mashing the butter cubes to evenly distribute, creating a sand-like consistently.
Mix in half of the cold water, kneading with your hands. Add the rest of the water 1 T at a time, to keep from making your dough too moist.
After dough comes together, divide in half and shape into disks. Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least half an hour.
To make the filling, prepare your apples. Toss them in a bowl with the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, making sure each apple is coated.
Fold in the honey and peanut butter, mixing carefully to avoid breaking the apples into pieces.
Add the applesauce and mix. Put in the fridge while you prepare the pie crust.
Preheat the oven to 375 F. Thinly spread flour on the counter before you begin rolling out your pie crust. Make sure you roll it into a big enough circle that the edges will drape over the side.
Using your rolling pin, roll the crust dough onto the pin and then gently roll onto your pie tin. (This is just one method of transferring pie dough. You're welcome to use a different method that works better for you, such as rolling the dough onto plastic wrap and flipping the dough into the pie tin).
Roll out the other pie crust.
Fill the bottom crust with the pie filling, then put the top crust on top.
Crimp the edges of the pie crust to bind them together.
Poke five holes in the top crust to create a vent.
In a separate bowl, whisk the egg and add the water. Brush the crust with the egg wash. This gives the crust a nice brown appearance.
Bake your pie for 55 minutes, or until the pie crust is cooked.
You can't go wrong with peanut butter and apples! This pie is a twist on a classic-- let us know what you think. We have plenty of different varieties of apples at our orchard and also carry the best honey around! Enjoy this twist on the typical apple pie!