Deconstructed Apple Pie

Yield: 4 Servings


  • 1 ready-made pie crust
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) butter
  • 3 Golden Delicious apples
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon (0.5 ml) salt
  • Icing sugar, to garnish


  1. Bake pie crust. Break into chunks.
  2. Core, peel, and slice apples into wedges.
  3. Heat butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to the skillet. Stir to combine. Once ingredients have melted together, add apple wedges and stir to coat evenly. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until soft and caramelized.
  4. Divide apple mixture between 4 serving dishes and top with chunks of pie crust. Garnish with icing sugar.