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Amish Schnitz Pie


Schnitz or schnitz pie is traditionally eaten in Lancaster County during the fellowship meal following Amish church service. Its characteristic ingredient is dried apples.

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  • 1 lb. of schnitz
  • 1 orange, rind and juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • prepared pie crust



Step 1

Cover schnitz with water and soak over night. Add orange rind and juice and more water if necessary. Boil until soft, then put through colander and add sugar and cinnamon. Pour into pastry lined shell, dot with butter, cover with top crust or lattice strips. Bake for 10 min at 450 degrees. Reduce to 350 degrees and bake another half-hour.


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