Apple Pie Filling With Clear Jel

“From Penn State, this pie filling is a favorite in our house. Prepping apple pie filling is messy and time consuming, so if I'm going to do it, I want to make a bunch! This recipe is a favorite in our house. I'm posting the ingredients per quart, to make it easy to scale up as needed.”
1 quart

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blanch apple slices (you may need to do this in batches if scaling this recipe up). Place in bowl, cover, and keep warm.
  2. Combine all other ingredients in a pot large enough to hold them, plus the apples. Place over medium-high heat, and stir until mixture begins to bubble and turn translucent. Cook one more minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and fold in apple slices.
  3. Fill jars with mixture, leaving 1" headspace. Close with 2-piece caps, and process in boiling water bath for 25 minutes for pints or quarts. 1 quart will make an average pie.

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