Take as many apples as you wish for your pies, peel and core them, also cut out all defective and rotten places, put in dish, add a little water and put on stove and let cook, when soft sweeten to taste, let cook just a little longer stirring them well then let cool, when cool flavor with lemon or lemon juice, cinnamon or nutmeg, line pie tin with your pie dough and bake in solid heat until a light brown.
Take the apples out of the can, pour off the liquor, and chop up the apples, sweeten to taste, add table-spoonful melted butter, flavor with nutmeg, cinnamon or the juice of one lemon, line pie pan with your pie crust, put in the filling, put on top crust and bake in hot oven until a light brown.
Take the apples out of the can, put the juice in dish and apples in another, chop up the apples adding one-half cup of granulated sugar to each pie. Put the juice on the stove and let come to a boil. Dissolve a little cornstarch in cold water and stir in enough to make it a little thick,, add the juice of half a lemon, or flavor with cinnamon or nutmeg, stir well then, mix into the chopped apples.
Line a pie pan with your pie crust and fill,, put on top crust. Top crust must have several places cut in it to let the steam escape. Bake in hot oven until a light brown.