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deep dish apple pie

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Peggi Anne Tebben
Granbury, TX

I have used this recipe for years now. I also can the filling part of this recipe for later use for apple pies.

(4 ratings)
yield 1 pie
method Bake

Ingredients For deep dish apple pie

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • dash of salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp
  • dash nutmeg
  • lemon juice
  • 7 lg
    tart baking apples, like granny smith
  • *peggi's flaky pie crust

How To Make deep dish apple pie

  • 1
    Prepare the pie crust according to directions. * Set aside.
  • 2
    In large saucepan, combine 3/4 c. sugar, the cornstarch, water & salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick.
  • 3
    Remove from heat & add the rest of sugar, butter, cinnamon & nutmeg. Using a whip, beat until smooth & mixed thoroughly.
  • 4
    Add peeled, sliced apples that have been generously sprinkled with lemon juice, to make the prepared sauce nice & thick with apples. May need more.
  • 5
    Place pie filling in prepared crust.
  • 6
    Place top crust on & flute. Cut slits on top for ventilation. Spread on softened butter, then sprinkle with sugar.
  • 7
    Cover edges of pie with foil or crust shields & bake @ 375° for 25 minutes. Remove foil or covers & bake 20-25 more minutes until crust is a golden brown & flaky!. Allow to cool or serve warm with ice cream.
  • 8
  • 9
    Place in wide mouth quart jars. I fill a little over 2/3 full, as it expands some. Heat lids & place on jars & hot bath for 30 minutes. 1 jar will make a regular size pie. 3 jars will make 2 deep dish pies.