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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F

2For crust, combine flour, shortening, salt and butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

3Gradually stir in water, a little at a time to form a dough.

4Divide pastry in half.

5Form each half to a flat round.

6Wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap.

7Chill.

8For filling, peel apples and cut into wedges.

9Combine sugars, cinnamon and nutmeg.

10Roll out half of pastry.

11Fit into a 9-inch pie pan.

12Place half the apples in pan.

13Sprinkle with sugar.

14Top with remaining apples.

15Sprinkle with walnuts.

16Dot with butter.

17Roll out remaining pastry.

18Cut into strips to make a lattice top.

19Brush dough with beaten egg.

20Bake at 375 degrees F to 400 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes until apples are soft and dough is lightly brown.

21Serve warm or chilled with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

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