Freezing Apple Pie Filling

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It’s APPLE season in this area…YAY!  I LOVE all the deliciousness of this time of year!!

I’ve already started making some yummies and wanted to share a little trick with you that I’ve found to be helpful.

I made my own apple pie filling.  It’s nothing fancy or special.  I used a recipe from Allrecipes and it’s very good.  But the little trick I wanted to share with you is the way I freeze my Apple Pie filling.
After my filling has cooled adequately, I pour it into freezer bags.

Then I place the freezer bags in my pie pans and spread them out in the pan.
I place them in the freezer in the pan until they are completely frozen.

Then I take them out of the pie pan and stack them.

When I want to bake a pie, I just cut the freezer bag off the filling and place it in the pie crust…ready to bake.
Pretty cool, huh?  It’s a simple little trick, but a time saver while baking.  Do you have any apple pie tips??


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  1. That is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing it :)

  2. I smell apple pie just reading this!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Awesome idea; do you have something in between those stackable frozen pies?

  4. I think this is a brilliant idea! Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Potluck. Have a terrific week!

  5. Came over from WLWW, love your blog, this is a great idea! Thinking about what else I can use this trick on to freeze! Thanks! Nancy

  6. my mom used to do this, but she never cooked the filling. In the fall we would pick so many apples, then spend the next day peeling and cutting and freezing. Great idea to so it in the pan!

  7. so so C L E V E R

  8. Great idea. I never thought of doing it this way. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this and any other posts. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party. It runs from Wednesday to Sundays.
    I hope to see you there. I am your newest follower, and I would love for your to follow me also. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  9. This is such a great idea! Thank you for the recipe/tutorial! I would love for you to share on my weekly Linky Party Blog Stalking Thursday!

  10. Oh gosh i love this idea! Do you mind if i share this tip on mij dutch blog? With a link to your blog ofcourse :)!

  11. We have 5 apple trees and it is time to harvest them. This is a great idea and I will have to try it.

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  13. How long does it take to bake and do you find it takes longer because it’s frozen? Thanks!

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