apple pie to die for

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jennifer Fowler Hunsucker
from Des Arc, AR

My family swears that this pie is the secret to true happiness. While I don't know about that, with it's flaky crust it does taste heavenly

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
method Bake

Ingredients For apple pie to die for

  • 2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    ice water
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 2/3 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 5 c
    peeled and sliced apples

How To Make apple pie to die for

  • 1
    For your crust measure 2 cups of flour into a bowl and mix salt in with a fork. Cut Shortening in coarsely. Sprinkle water in 1 Tablespoon at a time, and mix with a fork until all the flour is dampened. Gather into a ball and roll out on a floured surface to make 2 crust for a 9-inch pie.
  • 2
    Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Line 9-inch pie pan with 1 pie crust from above recipe.
  • 3
    Combine 1 Tablespoon of sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoon of flour in bottom of crust.
  • 4
    In a sauce pan combine 1 cup of sugar, 3 Tablespoons of flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and water.
  • 5
    cook over medium heat until boiling and thickened, stirring constantly. be careful not to burn.
  • 6
    pour over apples and butter. Stir to coat them well, and pour into pie crust.
  • 7
    place second crust over the apples, and pinch together along the edges to form a fluted crust. Cut vents into the top crust (I cut little designs in mine to make it pretty.)
  • 8
    wrap aluminum foil loosely around the edges to keep the crust from burning as it cooks
  • 9
    bake about 40 minutes, removing the foil for the last 5 minutes, until the crust is well browned

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