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Best Apple Pie Filling

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 4 -5 cups
Author: Danielle Fahrenkrug


  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of turbino sugar or coconut sugar
  • 25 drops of liquid Stevia or omit if using 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 5 small Granny Smith apples cored, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch or if you do not have cornstarch you can use 1/3 cup of sifted flour adding slowly


  • In a large saucepan combine all ingredients except vanilla and apples. Stir over medium-low heat until thickens (about 2 minutes), constantly stirring. Add apples and vanilla and simmer on low about 1 minute. Remove from heat and serve.
  • For pie, add to pie dish and cover with a pastry top. Bake according to pastry top directions.