apple pie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Nathaniel Lutz
from Georgetown, TX

very good warm

serves 12
prep time 45 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For apple pie

  • 7
    7 large red delicious apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 stick
    of butter
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c
    unbleached flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    crisco shortening ... add enough ice water to moisten dough
  • FOR PIE CRUST: CUT SHORTENING INTO FLOUR,SALT. ADD ICE WATER A TABLESPOON AT A TIME UNTIL DOUGH COMES TOGETHER BUT NOT STICKY. CUT DOUGH IN HALF AND ROLL OUT TO FIT A DEEP DISH PIE PAN. ONE ON THE BOTTOM AND ONE FOR THE TOP. LEAVE 1/2" HANGING OVER.
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How To Make apple pie

  • 1
    For pie crust: cut shortening into flour,salt. Add ice water a tablespoon at a time until dough comes together but not sticky. Cut dough in half and roll out to fit a deep dish pie pan. One on the bottom and one for the top. Leave 1/2" hanging over.
  • 2
    Over medium heat, add apples, butter , cinnamon and sugar and cook until tender with a lid. About 30 mintues. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Pour apple filling into pie plate and cover with top dough. Using your thumb and first finger, crimp together edges and twist to decorate. I add additional butter slices on top and sprinkle cinnamon and white sugar on top for extra sweetness. Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes.
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