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Unbelievably Good Shredded Apple Pie

Shredded Apple Pie is not something I'd heard of until I tried this delicious pie. The consistency of course is different than a traditional apple pie, but the taste is different as well. Eggs in the shredded apple mixture create a really wonderful flavor. My mother commented that the texture and taste reminded her a bit of pecan pie, which I agree on.

This is a very sweet pie indeed. I think you could safely get away with cutting the sugar down to one cup, if you prefer. But I wouldn't try to reduce it too much to make it healthy. It is a sweet pie and trying to make it a non sweet, "healthy" pie sorta defeats the purpose.

I was blown away at how good this pie was. Enjoy!

Unbelievably Good Shredded Apple Pie
Makes 6-8 servings

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 medium (3 cups) Honeycrisp apples, peeled and grated with a cheese grater
  • 1 unbaked deep-dish pie shell
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, butter, flour, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and eggs with a hand mixer on medium speed. Beat until combined.
  3. Fold in the shredded apples. Pour mixture into the unbaked pie shell. Bake for 55-60 minutes. Let cool 1 hour before serving.
Recipe slightly adapted from Life In the Lofthouse.


  1. Love this pie! Making it again for the third time!

  2. My husband called this the "best apple pie that I have ever had!". Making again - it's a family fav!

  3. What did you use to grate the apples?

  4. can you use canned apple pie filling ?

    1. I don't think that would work very well for this pie, but you are welcome to give it a shot.


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