Crumb Topping for Pies

“This crumb topping came from the French Rhubarb Pie recipe, but it easily adapts any pie into a French style. We always use it on our apple pies.” – Calla Ferre

Crumb Topping For Pies

Course: Pies


  • 1/3 Cup Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Flour


  • Cream butter and sugar. Add flour to creamed mixture and work into crumbs. Sprinkle on top of pie.

1940’s Recipe – Helen Ripley