Canned Apple Pie Filling

Canned Apple Pie Filling

Have a hearty dessert with a simple yet elegant mix of ingredients.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 10 cups water
  • 6 pounds apples
  • 4 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring


Step 1

in a large pan, mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add salt and water and mix well. Bring to a boil and cook until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and food coloring.

Step 2

Sterilize canning jars, lids and rings by boiling them in a large pot of water.

Step 3

Peel, core, and slice apples. Pack the sliced apples into hot canning jars, leaving a 1/2 inch headspace.

Step 4

Fill jars with hot syrup, and gently remove air bubbles with a knife.

Step 5

Put lids on and process in a water bath canner for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 97Total Fat 0.1gSodium 85mgCarbohydrates 25g



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