baking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (about 2 pounds)
unbaked, ready-made 9-inch piecrust
FOR THE GLAZE (OPTIONAL)
egg, beaten (optional)
granulated sugar (optional)
How To Make all-american apple pie
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Spray a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate with vegetable non-stick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour, lemon peel, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Add apples to sugar mixture; stir until coated.
Stir in raisins.
Spoon into prepared plate.
Place piecrust on top of filling.
Trim edges, pressing against edge of pan.
Using a sharp knife, cut steam vents in piecrust.
To glaze, lightly brush piecrust with beaten egg then sprinkle with sugar.
Bake until piecrust is golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes.
Place on a wire rack and cool for 30 minutes.
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