This Apple Pie Spice takes just four simple ingredients and less than 5 minutes of time to make! So simple for all your fall dessert recipes! The perfect spices for apple pie!

Here’s the thing about apple pie spice. Why spend money at the store when you can easily make up this simple homemade spice yourself? With just a few simple ingredients and about 5 minutes of time, you’ll have your own DIY apple spice mixture in no time at all.

And if you find yourself loving the ease and flavor of this spice mixture, check out our Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice as well! It’s another great addition to your homemade desserts.

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DIY Apple Pie Spice

With just four simple ingredients, you’ll have it ready in no time at all. And once you add this to a recipe, you’re going to love the fresh flavor and taste.

Leave those premade spices on the shelf at the store and make your own instead! Not only it is super simple but it provides so much more flavor and taste!

Keep in mind that there is minimal effort involved in making this simple apple pie spice recipe. Put aside 5 minutes of time and that’s all it’ll take.

Making up this apple spice mixture is great to have on hand. It’s a way to save you a trip to the store!

This Apple Pie Spice is perfect for adding to this Apple Dump Cake to really bring out that apple flavor!

How to Make Apple Pie Spice

apple pie spice ingredients


  • ground cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg
  • allspice
  • ground ginger

There really isn’t a lot of wiggle room in this recipe so that makes it pretty fast and easy to do. Now that you know what is in apple pie spice, you have no reason not to make this easy recipe!

How To Make This Apple Pie Spice Recipe

The following steps are all you need to make this apple pie spice recipe without cardamom.

1. Mix the ingredients

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together

2. Store

Store in an airtight container

Such a simple and easy homemade spice recipe!

apple pie spice in a bowl


As mentioned earlier, there really aren’t apple pie spice substitution options. Since this recipe is so straightforward, you might be able to make applied pie spice with cloves pretty easily as well.


It’s super important to store your spices in an airtight container.

The reason for this is that air is going to take away the freshness faster than you can bend over and tie your shoes. When it comes to finding the perfect storage container for your apple spice mix, there are a few options that you can consider.

Save some of your old spice containers and clean them out well. Once they’re dry, add in this apple pie spice for a handy and simple solution.

The other easy option is to store this simple spice mixture in a small mason jar with a lid. You can easily use a spoon to get out the amount of spice that you need.

And the best part about this apple pie spice mixture? You don’t have to store it in the fridge! As long as you keep a lid on it and store it on your shelf, you’re not going to have any issues moving forward.


What is the difference between apple pie spice and pumpkin pie spice?

The two are similar but the biggest difference between the two recipes is that the pumpkin pie spice has cloves. Apple pie spice can as well but typically it’s not a common ingredient in the recipe.

How much apple pie spice do I use?

That just depends on the recipe. A tsp or two would add a lot of flavoring to your apple desserts!

Get ready to love the smell and taste of this simple spice mixture. It’s one of the easiest recipes, ever! And since this makes a good-sized batch, you’ll only have to make it a few times per year to add to all your fall baking recipes!

Want more delicious apple recipes? Try these next!

apple pie spice

Apple Pie Spice

This Apple Pie Spice takes just four simple ingredients and less than 5 minutes of time to make! So simple for all your fall dessert recipes!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Kasey Schwartz
Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • ¼ cup ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger


  • In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together
  • Store in an airtight container
Did you make this recipe?Mention @kasey_allthingsmamma or tag #allthingsmamma!

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