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French Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

The butter in the topping makes this a very moist pie. A great choice for a cool Fall day.


  • Pie Crust:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 4 oz. cream cheese (½ package), softened
  • 1 cup flour
  • Apple Filling:
  • 6-8 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup flour
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Topping:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature


  1. To make crust:
  2. Cream butter and cream cheese.
  3. Add flour.
  4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface in a circle to fit the bottom of a 9” pie pan.
  5. To make filling:
  6. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and combine.
  7. Pour into the unbaked pie crust.
  8. To make topping:
  9. Use a fork or a pastry blender to mix the ingredients until they resemble coarse crumbs.
  10. Sprinkle over the apple filling.
  11. Bake pie at 425 degrees for 40 minutes.
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