National Pie Day! I Didn’t Know!

Posted on: January 23rd, 2012 by Kay Swatkowski

National Pie Day

I just heard on Moody Radio that it is National Pie Day.  I don’t know how we missed that. Our family loves pie!

Here is a family favorite.  This particular recipe can be found at All Recipes.  The link is at the bottom of the page.

What is your family’s favorite pie?

Sour Cream Apple Pie

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Stir together 2 tablespoons flour, salt, 3/4 cup sugar and nutmeg in bowl. Combine egg, sour cream and vanilla in another bowl; mix well. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; mix well. Stir in apples and spoon mixture into unbaked pie shell.
  2. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F (205 degrees C) oven 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake 30 minutes more. Remove pie from oven. Increase temperature to 400 degree F (205 degrees C).
  4. Prepare cinnamon topping and sprinkle over pie. Return to oven and bake 10 minutes more. Cool on rack.
  5. To Make Cinnamon Topping: Combine 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon in bowl. Cut in 2 tablespoons butter or regular margarine until crumbly, using a pastry blender.

I made two of these pies today and they were wonderful!!! Give this a try.

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One Response

  1. Jenn says:

    Oh I love pie. Sour Cream Apple Pies sounds really good. I love pie too–now learning we have a national pie day!! Who would have thought?

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