Apple Crunch Pie

Reta Smith

By
@bob

Don't let the ingred. list scare you. This is easy and so good. It is worth the little extra. This was one of three desserts for Thanksgiving and we had none left!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients

1 c
flour
3/4 tsp
sugar
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cold butter
2-3 Tbsp
ice water
1 tsp
white vinegar
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
old-fashioned oats
1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ginger
1/8 tsp
mace -or subst. allspice
1/2 c
butter, cold - do not substitute!
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
4-5
Apples,cored & sliced thin - peeling optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Combine dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry blender until like coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with vinegar, then water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until pastry holds together. Shape into flat ball, wrap & refrigerate at least 1 hr.
2
FRENCH TOPPING: Meanwhile, combine all ingredient down to "cold butter". With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
3
Preheat oven to 400F. On floured surface roll pastry into 12" circle. Fit into 9" pie plate, trim & flute.
4
FILLING: Combine sugar & cinnamonin large bowl. Add sliced apples & toss to coat. Spoon into prepared pie shell. Sprinkle topping evenly over apples. Bake 15 min. & then reduce temp to 375. Bake 50 - 55 min. until apples are tender. Cool on wire rack. Serves 8

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy