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French Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

The top crust on this old favorite features walnuts, raisins and fresh gingerroot.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time



Single crust unbaked 9-inch pastry


1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup golden raisins

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

2 teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot

3 to 5 medium (5 cups) Granny Smith apples, cored, thinly sliced


3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup chopped walnuts


Ice cream, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup flour, raisins, 1/4 cup walnuts and gingerroot in large bowl. Add apple slices; toss gently to coat. Spoon into pastry shell.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 3/4 cup flour and 1/2 cup brown sugar in small bowl; cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup walnuts. Press mixture evenly over apple mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 50-60 minutes or until apples are fork tender. (If crust is browning too quickly, cover edge with 2-inch strip of aluminum foil.) Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.

Tip #1

Love apple pies? Try our highest rated Blue Ribbon Apple Pie! You can't go wrong with this classic.

Tip #2

Fresh ginger has an intense, somewhat lemony flavor. Choose plump, firm ginger from the produce section. Grate fresh ginger with the smallest grater you have.

Nutrition (1 serving)

500 Calories
24 Fat (g)
30 Cholesterol (mg)
250 Sodium (mg)
68 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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