Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Country Apple Pie

Servings: 8
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 1 hour
Calories per serving: 162


  • 1 refrigerated ready-to-bake pie crust
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup spoonable brown sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat margarine
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in a 6-inch tart pan or round shallow casserole, letting the dough drape over the sides of the pan.
  2. Fill the crust with apple slices. Sprinkle with brown sugar substitute and cinnamon. Dot with margarine. Sprinkle on nutmeg; fold pastry edges up over the apples.
  3. Brush the pastry top with milk and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake for 45 minutes, until apple filling is bubbly and crust is golden. Cool slightly and serve.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:162 calories (45% calories from fat), 1 g protein, 8 g total fat (3.1 g total fat), 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 7 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 1/2 carbohydrate (1 bread/starch, 1/2 fruit), 1 1/2 fat


Guilt free pie! I found that 3 small Mac apples was enough to fill the pie. With amount of brown sugar substitute and cinnamon called for, it is best to mix the apple slices in the mixture BEFORE putting the slices in the pie shell.
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