There’s nothing homier than the cozy scent and flavor of apple pie spice.

This quick and easy recipe is the perfect mix of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, filled to overflowing with fall-inspired flavor!

Once you try it, you’ll want to use it in everything from cobblers to cider!

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Amazing Apple Pie Spice

  • Easy ingredients! Make apple pie spice from items that are likely already in the pantry! It’s a simple blend that up-levels baked goods, beverages, and snacks!
  • Making homemade spice blends is budget-friendly and keeps out fillers or added preservatives. Refill that McCormick jar with spices from a bag that can be kept in the freezer until it’s time to refill again.
  • Adjust ingredients to suit the recipe or flavor preferences! There’s no substitute for fresh homemade spice blends!
  • Multi-purpose apple pie spice recipe can be used in cobblers, crisps or crumbles, crockpot dump cakes, muffins, in an apple galette and even to season pumpkin seeds.
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Ingredients and Variations

Spice Mix – Cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground allspice are all that’s needed for this super versatile blend! (Check expiration dates on spices and replace them as needed for the best results.)

Variations – Add sugar (or sugar-free sweetener) for an upgraded version to use on cinnamon toast. Or mix into softened butter and slather on fresh corn muffins or mix into healthy and wholesome granola bars. Sprinkle some in homemade eggnog with a splash of rum!

How to Make Apple Pie Spice

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and transfer to a mason jar or container with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. See the recipe below for making apple pie spice in bulk as a lovely gift for friends and family.
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Pro Tips and Tricks

  • Be sure to blend apple pie spice well to avoid any lumps. Use a whisk when blending or shake it up vigorously in a jar.
  • Use interchangeably with pumpkin pie spice, or with any store-bought apple pie spice you might have without changing the amounts.
  • Other easy spice blends to make are pumpkin pie spice and gingerbread spice.
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How to Store Apple Pie Spice

Store apple pie spice for 10-12 months in a container that fits the amount to avoid unnecessary airspace which will degrade the flavor faster. Use small desiccant packets to prohibit moisture and clumping.

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Apple Pie Spice

Apple pie spice is a homemade seasoning mix that can be used in more than just apple pie, but in all your favorite fall recipes!
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 2.5 tablespoons
Author Candace



  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients very well. Sift to remove any lumps (optional).
  • Store in a mason jar with a lid or another air-tight container.


To make a bulk batch (makes about ½ cup (8 tablespoons):
3 tablespoons cinnamon
3 tablespoons ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons ground allspice
To make a bulk batch (makes about ¾ cup (13 tablespoons):
⅓ cup cinnamon
⅓ cup ground nutmeg
¼ cup ground allspice
To make a bulk batch (makes about 1 cup (16 tablespoons):
6 tablespoons cinnamon
6 tablespoons ground nutmeg
4 tablespoons ground allspice
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 27 | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.05g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.5mg

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredients or garnish and is an estimate. It may change based on actual ingredients and cooking methods used.

Course Seasonings
Cuisine American

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I am a wife, mother of two, and professional accountant. I love fantastic food, and it is so often the center of our lives, from everyday dinner, to family gatherings, and special evenings at fabulous restaurants. I have always loved cooking and baking, with my mom and grandma, and now, with my daughter and son. I love trying new recipes while enjoying my favorites too. I’m so happy to share them with you.
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