Gluten-Free Amish Apple Crumble Pie

Make this gluten-free version of the classic apple crumble pie from Amish country. With this recipe, you can make the gluten-free crust, apple filling, and crumble topping. Delicious on its own or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 7 medium apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, divided
  • 1 cup brown rice flour, divided
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1½ tsp. ground nutmeg, divided
  • 1 unbaked gluten-free pie shell
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, softened


  • For the pie filling: In a large bowl, mix toss apples with lemon juice. Add zest, ¾ cup brown sugar, ¾ cup brown rice flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and ½ teaspoon nutmeg and mix well. Pour filling into the prepared pie shell.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, ¼ cup brown rice flour, oats, salt, remaining cinnamon, and remaining nutmeg. Add butter and mix together with your fingers to form a crumbly mixture. Sprinkle topping over pie.
  • Place pie on a baking sheet and bake for 40–50 minutes, or until the apples are cooked through and the top is golden-brown. Cool completely before slicing.