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Traditional Apple Pie Recipe

Inspired by the Holidays, we put together a recipe for apple pie with a little Aspen Crunch flair to it. It has all the essentials of a traditional apple pie, plus half a bag of Aspen Crunch Maroon Bells Booster for a tart addition to the filling, and finished with Aspen Crunch Grizzly Lake Granola for the perfect crunchy topping. Trust us, this is the only pie recipe you'll need this holiday season!

Serves 8 | Prep 30 Min | Cook 1 Hour

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Maroon Bells Booster
  • 1 Bag Grizzly Lake Granola
  • 4 Pounds of Local Apples
  • 1 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoons Cardamom
  • 1/4 Teaspoons Cloves
  • 1/2 Cup of Brown Unrefined Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Maroon Bells Booster
  • 1 Bag Grizzly Lake Granola
  • 4 Pounds of Local Apples
  • 1 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoons Cardamom
  • 1/4 Teaspoons Cloves
  • 1/2 Cup of Brown Unrefined Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons of Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch

Instructions

  • Make the pie dough a few hours or day prior.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400º F.
  • Slice and core the apples into 1/8 to 1/4 in slices. Mix apples with brown sugar and maple syrup in a large bowl. Set the bowl with the apples aside.
  • Roll out the pie dough and lightly press into a pie pan. Put the pie pan into the fridge.
  • Add the cornstarch, lemon juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, sea salt, and half the bag of Maroon Bells booster to the apples and sugar. Toss well.  
  • Whisk an egg yolk with some water and brush onto pie crust. Pour filling into pie crust and put in the middle rack of the oven.
  • Bake the pie about 45-55 minutes (until the crust browns). Take out and cover the top with Grizzly Lake Granola at about 40 minutes.
  • Cool for 2-4 hours. Serve with ice cream and sprinkle with fleur de sel!

Instructions

  • Make the pie dough a few hours or day prior.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400º F.
  • Slice and core the apples into 1/8 to 1/4 in slices. Mix apples with brown sugar and maple syrup in a large bowl. Set the bowl with the apples aside.
  • Roll out the pie dough and lightly press into a pie pan. Put the pie pan into the fridge.
  • Add the cornstarch, lemon juice, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, sea salt, and half the bag of Maroon Bells booster to the apples and sugar. Toss well.  
  • Whisk an egg yolk with some water and brush onto pie crust. Pour filling into pie crust and put in the middle rack of the oven.
  • Bake the pie about 45-55 minutes (until the crust browns). Take out and cover the top with Grizzly Lake Granola at about 40 minutes.
  • Cool for 2-4 hours. Serve with ice cream and sprinkle with fleur de sel!

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At Aspen Crunch, we craft artisanal healthy snacks with in-season organic fruits, nuts, and vegetables. All of our fruit and vegetable snacks are dehydrated at under 118°F, which keeps their nutritional profile intact. Order a bag and let us know what you think!

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A Story Behind Each Ingredient

Learn more about seasonality and flavor profile of some of the ingredients in this recipe.

Seasonality: August-February.
We Get Ours From: California.
Flavor Profile: Sweet, tangy, slightly sour.
Type: Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Fuji.
Preparation: Each apple is washed thoroughly then cored, wedged, and finally cut into paper-thin slices.

Did you know there are more than 7,500 different kinds of apples grown throughout the world? Apples are a great source of vitamin C, fiber, and phytochemicals that all aid in cardiovascular health, weight control, and can help prevent free radicals.

Found In:

Maroon Bells Booster

Seasonal Apples

Seasonality: Year-Round.
We Get Ours From: Riverside, California.
Flavor Profile: Intensely sour, aromatic.
Type We Use: Meyer Lemons.
Preparation: Each orange is pealed, wedged, and blended into a antioxidant-rich berry purée.

The flavor of lemon is essential in so many dishes. But more than a versatile flavor, it’s also a good source of nutrients such as vitamins C and B6, potassium, magnesium, and fiber.

Found In:

Maroon Bells Booster

Lemon

Seasonality: Year-Round.
We Get Ours From: Sri Lanka.
Flavor Profile: Sweet with spice aroma.
Type We Use: Ceylon Cinnamon.
Preparation: Each cinnamon stick is hand-ground and then spread as a topping on a bed of apple slices.

Cinnamon is one of the most important spices used daily by people all over the world. It helps fight inflammation, disease, and has even been studied to have benefits against neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's.

Found In:

Maroon Bells Booster

Cinnamon

Seasonality: Year-Round.
We Get Ours From: Milwaukie, Oregon.
Flavor Profile: Sweet with earthy notes.
Type We Use: Certified GF Rolled Oats.
Preparation: Oats are seasoned with a mix of wet and dry ingredients then bake in small batches until golden brown.

Oats contain a type of fiber that helps slow digestion, increase satiety, and suppress appetite. They’re also rich in nutrients that help with weight control and digestive health.

Found In:

Grizzly Lake Granola

Rolled Oats

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Attention to detail is at the heart of Aspen Crunch's craft. We spend the extra time selecting in-season ultra high quality ingredients to ensure each bite of Aspen Crunch has the perfect flavor profile. Unlike baked and freeze-dried snacks you may find at the store, Aspen Crunch's dehydrated snacks preserve more nutrients and have incredibly intense flavors.

Tart raspberry  flavor profile complemented with Valencia orange citrus and refreshing mint.

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Maroon Bells Booster

Sweet, hearty, cinnamon-spiced granola with hints of vanilla. One of our most popular snacks.

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Grizzly Lake Granola

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