Gluten-Free Apple Pie with Granola Topping Recipe

The gooey apple filling, flaky gluten-free crust, and crispy granola topping make this apple pie unique and delicious! Serve with vanilla ice cream for the best dessert!


– 1 prepared pie crust – 6 cups apples sliced into ¼-inch thick slices. About 6-8 medium to large-sized apple – 2/3 cup pure maple syrup – 1 Tbsp lemon juice – 2 tsp ground cinnamon* – ¼ tsp ground nutmeg – 1 pinch sea salt – 1 Tbsp gluten-free all-purpose flour or regular all-purpose flour – 1.5 to 2 cups gluten-free granola or granola of choice


Prepare or buy pie crust at room temperature. Homemade crust dough: Roll 12-inch circle with rolling pin. Place the pie dough in the pan and pre-bake the crust at 375 degrees F for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. 

Step 1

Use crust later. Pre-bake crust. Drop the oven temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and turn it off to bake the pie later. 1/4-inch apple slices after peeling. My apple slices go in a big bowl.

Step 2

In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, mix sliced apples, pure maple syrup, lemon juice, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and sea salt. Cover and heat pot medium-high. 

Step 3

Boil the apple mixture, then reduce to medium. Cover and cook 15–20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apples are softened and liquid leaches out.

Step 4

Add gluten-free flour (or cornflour or all-purpose flour) until the apples' liquid thickens and becomes gooey. Taste the apples and add more pure maple syrup or cinnamon.

Step 5

Fill pie crust with apple mixture. Sprinkle granola crumb topping on apples evenly. Place the pie on a large baking sheet. This should handle apple filling spills.

Step 6

Cover the pie with aluminium foil and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25–35 minutes until the apple filling oozes around the crust and the granola is golden brown.

Step 7

The pie can be served immediately or 3 hours after baking. Warm pie is harder to cut. Cooled pie slices are easier to clean. 

Step 8

Serving the pie fresh from the oven is fine with me if you don't care about appearance. Crisp granola. Add vanilla ice cream or whipped cream to sliced pie.

Step 9

See Also

See Also

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