Country apple pie with streusel crumb topping (1973)

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A new twist on an old favorite

The secret ingredient is the light, mellow flavor of Grandma’s Molasses.

Bet you’ve never had an apple pie made with molasses. Well, we’ve taken an all time favorite and added a bit of country cookin’ — blending apples, spices and Grandma’s Molasses… the molasses flavor you probably remember as a kid. We use an oven-ready Pet-Ritz Pie Crust Shell that bakes up tender and flaky as your finest homemade… letting you spend time creating the tasty filling. Then we add a spicy streusel topping for added crunchiness.

Recipe for Country Apple Pie with Streusel Crumb Topping

Ingredients for Country Apple Pie

1 pound 4 oz. can of pie sliced apples, drained
1/4 cup Grandmas Molasses
4 tablespoons flour
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 Pet-Ritz pie crust shell

Ingredients for Streusel Crumb Topping

1 cup flour
3 tablespoons Grandma’s Molasses
6 tablespoons butter

Directions for Pie

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine apples, sugar, flour, Grandma’s Molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix well. Set aside.

Directions for Crumb Topping

Combine flour and Grandma’s Molasses. Cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Turn apple mixture into pie shell. Sprinkle crumb topping over top of pie. Bake, on baking sheet, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm.


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