DIY Apple Pie Spice

Happy Fall! Last month I made this fun “W” door hanger for September. I wanted something that looked rustic but nothing too Fall-ish Smile  If anyone is curious, I used this tutorial from Two Twenty One – and it was really easy, I just wrapped a cardboard letter with some jute twine!


They say that this is the last week of triple digits here in Phoenix…I am not so sure I believe it but I am hopeful! It was in the 80’s this morning during my run so that could be a good sign SmileApplePieSpice1

So now that it’s officially Fall, I have a fun Autumn recipe for you guys! Most of you know I love a little DIY in my kitchen (hello yummy taco seasoning) so this one is a must make for me! This apple pie spice is super simple to whip up and is much cheaper than buying the pre-made spice blend from the store.


Apple pie is probably my favorite of all pies – I pretty much always pass on pumpkin…I know, I know…weird. I like anything reminiscent of those apple pie flavors so this apple pie spice comes in handy in my kitchen more than a few times during the season!


This might be a little weird, but I loved mixing up all these spices – it just smelled like fall!


DIY Apple Pie Spice
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Serves: ¼ cup
  • 3 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp ground nutmeg (freshly grated, if available)
  • 1 ½ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  1. In a small bowl stir together cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cardamom until well combined. Store in an airtight container.



  1. says

    This makes me want an other of your delicious apple muffins! Yaaayyyyy fall! It’s about time!
    Ari recently posted..CheuvrontMy Profile

    • says

      I know!! I am ready for our Fall running weather to get here soon!

  2. says

    oh my goodness! that door hanger! beautiful! and so creative. I feel like I could never do something like that! You are adorable. And this DIY apple pie spice. saves so much money.
    sally @ sallys baking addiction recently posted..bites of real life.My Profile

    • says

      Thank you Sally! It was easier than you think :) I just wish they made fabric flower tutorials for non-crafty people – most of them were a little over my head so I made up my own way to do it lol

  3. says

    I love apple pie! And because of that love of apple pie (and all things apple!), I always go through a ton of apple pie spice! Making your own is cheaper and when you run out you don’t have to go to the store to get more, just make more!
    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction recently posted..Carrot Cake Cinnamon Roll PancakesMy Profile

    • says

      I couldn’t agree more Jessica! And I am glad that you’re a fellow all things apple pie lover too :)

  4. says

    I love love love your monogram wreath, will have to make one for our house! And hooray for homemade apple pie spice – i make homemade pumpkin pie spice so ill have to try this next!
    amy @ fearless homemaker recently posted..pumpkin spice pancakesMy Profile

    • says

      Thanks Amy! I updated the post with a link to the blog I got the tutorial on how to make it just in case you’re interested :) And I love making my own pumpkin pie spice too – seriously the best thing ever (I’ll be posting my recipe for it soon)

    • says

      Me too Stephanie! I really really hope this was our last week in the 100’s – hopefully you’ll bring in some cooler weather with you! I know its getting there cuz the nights and mornings have been really nice out.

      PS- Happy moving & I hope we can get together sometime once you’re settled :)

  5. Jessica says

    Aww your “w” looks well hung up!! I love my “L”! Thanks for helping me with the project it was so fun.

    • says

      Thank you Jess!! I was glad you were down for a craft night while the boys were working on their project :) I Love the way your “L” came out!


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