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Eckert’s Home Grown Apples

For the most up-to-date pick-your-own crop information, check Eckert’s Harvest Hotline.

Pick-your-own apples are available in the fall at any one of the Eckert's Farms. Directions to Eckert's Farms

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Eckert’s Home Grown Apples Ripening Schedule

Gala Pick Your Own Apples Grafton  
Honeycrisp Pick Your Own Apples Millstadt
Apple Orchard Alton
Apple Orchard Alton
Apple Orchard Alton
Golden Delicious   Pick Your Own Apples Millstadt
Red Delicious   Pick Your Own Apples Millstadt
Suncrisp Apple Orchard Alton
Eckert's Apple Picking FarmsHomegrown Apples
Granny Smith   Apple Orchard Alton
Goldrush   Apple Orchard Alton

Eckert's Golden Delicious Pie


  • 6 to 7 cups Golden Delicious Apples, sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 Tbs. whipping cream, optional
  • 1 Tbs. flour
  • 1 Tbs. butter or margarine, melted
  • Dash of ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 1 Tbs. milk
  • 2 (9-inch) unbaked pie crusts


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine, apples, sugar, whipping cream, flour, butter, and cinnamon. Place 1 of the pie crusts in 9-inch pie plate. Fill with apple mixture. Cover with remaining crust; seat and flute edge. Prick top crust with fork several times to allow steam to escape. Brush crust with milk. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F; bake an additional 45 minutes.

For more delicious recipes using our fresh grown products, visit our blog: www.eckertfarms.blogspot.com

This recipe is from the Eckert Family Cookbook. The Eckert Family Cookbook is available at the Belleville Country Store and the online store.

Eckert's Honeycrisp Apple Crisp


  • 6 Eckert's Honeycrisp Apples
  • 1 Package of Eckert's Old Fashion Apple Crisp Mix
  • Eckert's Frozen Custard


Peel and slice apples. Add Apple Crisp topping following the package directions. Serve warm with Eckert’s Frozen Custard. Yum!