All-American Apple Pie

Rev BJ Friley

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@RevBJFriley

Prep time: 45 min.
Chilling time: 30 min.
Baking time: 40 to 50 min.

Oven temp: 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F


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Serves:

one 9-inch pie

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

CRUST

2 3/4 c
sifted all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
shortening
1/4 c
butter
2 to 3 Tbsp
cold water

FILLING

4
tart apples
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 to 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 dash(es)
ground nutmeg
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1
egg, beaten for brushing pie

EQUIPMENT

9-inch pie pan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F
2
For crust, combine flour, shortening, salt and butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
3
Gradually stir in water, a little at a time to form a dough.
4
Divide pastry in half.
5
Form each half to a flat round.
6
Wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap.
7
Chill.
8
For filling, peel apples and cut into wedges.
9
Combine sugars, cinnamon and nutmeg.
10
Roll out half of pastry.
11
Fit into a 9-inch pie pan.
12
Place half the apples in pan.
13
Sprinkle with sugar.
14
Top with remaining apples.
15
Sprinkle with walnuts.
16
Dot with butter.
17
Roll out remaining pastry.
18
Cut into strips to make a lattice top.
19
Brush dough with beaten egg.
20
Bake at 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes until apples are soft and dough is lightly brown.
21
Serve warm or chilled with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American