Skillet Apple Pie

Satisfy your apple pie cravings with this quick and easy Skillet Apple Pie. Using your favorite purchased pie dough and a quick sauté of apples, this pie will be on your table and done in under an hour.

Skillet Apple Pie

This apple pie is sheer perfection—tart apples in a just-sweet-enough caramel, all wrapped in abaked crust. It's a classic holiday showstopper
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Cooling1 hr
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple pastry, Apple Pie, cast iron skillet apple pie, homemade apple pie, Skillet Apple Pie
Servings: 8
Calories: 238kcal


  • Cast Iron Skillet With Assist Handle, 10.25"
  • Apple Peeler
  • Baker’s Dusting Wand for Sugar, Flour and Spices
  • Non-slip Silicone Pastry Mat Extra Large with Measurements 28''By 20''



  • 2 tbsp. Unsalted butter
  • 6 Pink Lady apples, peeled, and cut into ½-inch-thick slices
  • ¼ cup Packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. Grated lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • tsp. Table salt


  • ½ cup Apple cider 
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice 
  • 1 tbsp. Cornstarch


  • 1 Purchased refrigerated pie crust, 9-inch (such as Pillsbury)  or Perfect Pie Crust
  • 1 Egg, beaten 
  • 1 tsp. Sanding sugar or granulated sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Melt butter in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add apples and brown sugar and sauté until apples begin to soften, about 5 minutes; reduce heat to low. Stir in zest, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Whisk together cider, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Stir into apples and cook until thick and glossy, 3–5 minutes.
  • Off heat, spread filling into an even layer in skillet and cool, at least 10 minutes.
  • Unroll pie crust over apple mixture and crimp edges around skillet. Brush dough with egg, sprinkle with sanding sugar, and cut 4–5 steam vents in the center.
  • Bake pie until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, 35 minutes, rotating halfway through. Let pie cool to room temperature before serving.


Per serving, Calories: 238

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories238
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 16mg 6%
  • Sodium 183mg 8%
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g 13%
    • Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  • Protein 1g 2%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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