The Love Of Sugar In Holiday Baking

What is your favorite holiday dessert? For me, it’s definitely pies. Any pie, just as long as it’s sweet.

This past Thanksgiving, I made a delicious Dutch apple pie that was TO DIE FOR and had the best crumbly top that I finished off with a bit of Sugar In The Raw to give the topping a bit more sweetness. Yum!


Dutch Apple Pie

Yield: one pie


  • 1 homemade pie crusts or 1 ready-made pie crust
  • 5 1/2 cups peeled cored sliced cooking apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup Sugar In The Raw
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup butter or 1/3 cup margarine, room temperature



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Fit pie crust into pie plate.
  3. In a large bowl, mix sliced apples, lemon juice, both sugars,flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pile into crust.
  4. Prepare topping:In a medium bowl, with a pastry blender or a fork, mix flour, both sugars, and butter until coarsely crumbled. Sprinkle evenly over apples.
  5. Bake at 375°F for 50 minutes. (If your crust gets too brown early on, cover the edges of the pie crust with tin foil and continue baking)


Sugar In The Raw, which comes in a 2 lb bulk box or 24 oz bag, is the perfect finishing sugar to your favorite holiday baked pies. Pick some up today for your holiday baking!



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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of In The Raw via RhythmOne. The opinions and text are all mine.