Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag® + Half Ham

The Elegant Farmer ships its award-winning Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag® and Half Ham nationwide on Goldbelly! For the first time EVER, get The Elegant Farmer’s Legendary Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag® and their Apple Cider Hams in one package.

Normally, this would be where we would tell you how magnificent this apple pie is. How it is stuffed with mounds and mounds of perfectly steamed, incredibly juicy Ida Red apples, the crust positively bulges. How, being baked in a paper bag makes the top crust uniquely crunchy while keeping the traditional bottom crust amazingly light and flakey, a hallmark of the best old-fashioned pies. How the delicate, sugar cookie-like crust and hearty sweet-tart apples combine to make for simply the best pie ever. But don’t trust us. Trust three generations of fans. They have all acclaimed the Elegant Farmer’s Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag® the “best apple pie in America.” And we couldn’t agree more.

This signature ham is cured in apple cider before being hickory smoked twice to make for a lean, juicy, and flavorful meat. This boneless, eat-it-all ham is great for family meals, special occasions, and holiday gifts. It is the cider that makes all the difference in the meat’s tenderness and taste. These hams have been a sought-after customer favorite for generations.

The Elegant Farmer bakes what the Wall Street Journal, Food Network, Gourmet, and countless others have deemed the “best apple pie in America.” What started in 1946 as a small, family-run Wisconsin dairy farm from brothers Dave and Elmer Scheel has grown to a famous farm bringing small-town charm to all, particularly in the form of apple pies baked in a paper bag. It’s a mouthwatering pie bulging with juicy, sweet-tart apples with a light and flaky bottom crust and a charmingly rustic crunchy cracked top crust. More than 250,000 of the Wisconsin bakery’s brown bag apple pies are baked each year!

More Details

Each package includes:

  • 1 Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag®
  • 1 Half Ham
  • Each Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag® is 8" and serves 6-8 people
  • Each Ham is 5 lbs and serves 8-10 people and arrives ready to eat!


Apples, Granulated Sugar, Butter (cream & salt), Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Enzyme), Lemon Juice (Filtered water, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Sodium Bisulfite, Sodium Benzoate, Lemon Oil), Rice Flour, Tapioca Granules, Cinnamon, Pie Shell (Wheat flour [Unenriched, Unbleached flour], Lard, Water, Dextrose, Salt, Baking Soda)

Instructions / Storage

  • Pies and Hams ship frozen with dry ice
  • Do not remove dry ice with bare hands
  • Upon arrival, place pies in the freezer or refrigerator.
  • Pies may be kept refrigerated for up to 2 days or frozen for up to 90 days

To Serve from Frozen

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  • Place “Pie in Bag” on a baking tray
  • Do Not allow the bag to touch the sides of the oven or the heating elements
  • Bake Pie for 50-60 minutes, or until warmed through
  • Enjoy!

To Serve from Thawed

  • Allow pie to thaw overnight in the refrigerator
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • Place “Pie in Bag” on a baking tray
  • Do Not allow the bag to touch the sides of the oven or the heating elements
  • Bake Pie for 8-10 minutes, or until warmed through
  • Enjoy!
Download Storage and Prep Instructions

Shipping Details

  • Pies & Hams ship Monday-Thursday of each week.
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes.
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping.
  • Have more questions about Shipping? Read our Shipping FAQ page.

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Best apple pie ever!
Julie B. - Farmington Hills, MI
We are celebrating Thanksgiving at Panama City Beach and my whole family (big and little) loved them. The crust just let me tell you is Divine!
Margie W. - Cantonment, FL
"I got the World Famous Apple Pie in a Brown Bag for my family’s Thanksgiving. Delicious 😋! The apples were perfectly sweet/tart, and abounding! The crust was excellent, the topping was crusty & perfectly seasoned! I thawed in in the refrigerator for a day, so it heated beautifully!"
Dee E. - Lancaster, PA
I liked that I could get this item with more reasonable shipping rates.
Michelle L. - Eagle River, AK
I liked everything about the brown bag apple pie. The apples were tender and crust was especially delicious. It seemed to caramelize in spots. It was delivered on time and in perfect condition. We all loved it.
Patti K. - St George, UT
It arrived on time and my dad said it was the best apple pie he had ever had (and he's had many!).
Jim H. - Langhorne, PA
I’ve had great pies before but this was unbelievable
Ezra J. - Augusta, GA
It was as if my grandmother made it, which is the highest praise I could give something. Their pie was delicious in every way, and was definitely the highlight of our Thanksgiving meal, which also happened to be my fathers 91st birthday! It was heaven warm with ice-cream, and the next day I had a piece chilled with whip cream... both were heaven.
marla r. - Grapevine, TX
I got the World Famous Apple Pie in a Brown Bag for my family’s Thanksgiving. Delicious 😋! The apples were perfectly sweet/tart, and abounding! The crust was excellent, the topping was crusty & Perfectly seasoned! I thawed in in the refrigerator for a day, so it heated beautifully in a 425 F oven for 20 minutes. Those instructions weren’t on the box, but the link is on the information page.
Denise H. - Lancaster, PA
Every part delicious - fruit is plentiful, the buttery crust is divine. Don't leave any thing behind - be sure to peel the goodness from the edges of the bag after baking!
Glenys C. - Mountain View, CA
The pie was excellent!! Sent to my nephew and his family for Christmas. It was the perfect gift. They loved it!
Seth Y. - Magna, UT
Absolutely Delicious ! The best apple pie on the planet ( in my opinion) just delicious perfect every time !
Theresa L. - Los Angeles, CA
It was wonderful, both the crust and filling. Heating instructions clear.
Linda R. - Phoenix, AZ
Delivered in a timely manner. Great packaging. My pies were still frozen when they arrived. Detailed instructions for preparation. The pie was delicious. Froze one to save for Thanksgiving.
Teka P. - Grove City, OH
The Peach and Apple pie in the brown bag was best pie i ever had. Crust was sweet and delicious. I love sweet but maybe some people would think it was too sweet for them.
CAROL P. - Palm Coast, FL
The apple pies baked in a Brown Bag were OUTSTANDING. will be ordering them again. thanks.
sarah b. - Jupiter, FL
Ordering was easy. Delivery was fast. Apple pie in a bag was super delicious! Highly recommend!
Terri C. - Logan, WV
Fun indulgence! I personally didn’t get to experience the tantalizing pies, but my family enjoyed every bite. They haven’t had The Elegant Farmer’s apple pie in a good long while so it was a fabulous treat.
Linda S. - Poinciana, FL
Prompt shipping and well packed. They get an A+ for service. Directions to heat were easy to follow.
Judith L. - Clinton, NJ
Everything was perfect! Pies well packaged and frozen. So far we had the caramel apple, and it was fantastic!
Renate V. - El Cerrito, CA
2 delicious apple pies Fresh tasting even tho frozen Best crust ever. Packaged well. Easy to heat and serve
Susan C. - Sonoma, CA
That elegant Farmer apple pie is the only Apple pie I am ever going to get! It is wonderful, love the crust, love how the caramel sticks to the top, it is just amazing!
Pat A. - Nevada City, CA
We got the apple pie baked in a bag from The Elegant Farmer. Hands down the best apple pie (and probably the best pie period) that we ever ate.
Barbara W. - Jackson, NJ
The apple and apple caramel pies are incredible - the best I have ever had. Not only is the fruit of high quality and perfectly baked, the crust is amazingly delicious. Even though my wife is not a pie fan, she truly loved the crust and would probably have eaten all of it. It is flaky, caramelized, and addictive.
Paul S. - Columbus, OH
The Elegant Farmer Carmel Apple pie is the BEST Apple pie ever!!! I sent it as a gift and the response was” I’m in Heaven”! So everything was perfect!
Nat J. - San Francisco, CA
Caramel brown paper bag apple pie was delicious!
Pam H. - Mechanicsburg, PA
Farmers wife made a incredible apple pie. I plan on ordering again.
wayne b. - Palmer Lake, CO
On time, perfectly shipped and Good Food.
Kristin M. - Long Beach, CA
Delivered on time and 'the best pie I ever ate' said 90 year old.
Hoyt A. - The Villages, FL
The pies were amazing as usual.
Jill K. - Keokuk, IA
The cherry crisp was delightful. It was my favorite! We also still have the Strawberry and Rhubarb pie to try. Looking forward to trying it.
Susan M. - Brooklyn Park, MN
The ham was very tasty! Every one really enjoyed the ham! Thank you!
Susan S. - Lakemoor, IL
Delivered in excellent condition!
Donna W. - Early Branch, SC
Ham arrived on time and it was an excellent product.
Dan S. - Midland, NC
Ease of order, on-time delivery, quality of product. Well done!
Melissa S. - Charlotte, NC
The packaging was excellent. The preparation directions were very clear, and our Easter Goldbelly ham was delicious!
Norene R. - Forest Grove, OR
The ham and pie arrived in good shape and tasted delicious!
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Miriam Z. - Colorado Springs, CO
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Peter F. - San Jose, CA
Ordering and shipping...all went well. Customer service was awesome!
Amy A. - Kansas City, MO
I received the pies very quickly and they were shipped carefully. I love the yummy choices at Goldbelly!
Cassandra M. - Medina, MN
Pie arrived in good condition and was frozen solid. Amazing how can keep cold like that with the heat we have had.
Dana G. - Lone Tree, CO
The BEST apple pie ever!!!!!!!! I can’t stop buying these pies!! The carmel and crust is amazing!
Pat A. - Nevada City, CA
The pie was delicious!
Linda C. - Normal, IL
We LOVED this first experience. The apple pie from The Elegant Farmer was the best apple pie ever! Great Experience!!
Tim S. - Edinburg, TX
This vendor does a great job. The products are wonderful, they do a fabulous job shipping, as the items came to me frozen solid in Styrofoam with plenty of dry ice.
Renate V. - El Cerrito, CA