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jen's apple pie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jennifer Johnson
Lexington, KY

This is a pie that I came up with a few years back. I haven't made it often, but my sister makes it all the time and it gets rave reviews.

(2 ratings)
method Bake

Ingredients For jen's apple pie

  • 6-8
    granny smith apples- peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    apple pie spice
  • 1 Tbsp
  • lemon juice
  • 1
    egg- beaten
  • additional sugar
  • pastry for double crust pie

How To Make jen's apple pie

  • 1
    In a small bowl combine sugars, flour, and spices; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice.
  • 3
    Add sugar mixture, toss to coat.
  • 4
    Line a 9" pie plate with bottom crust; trim pastry even with edge.
  • 5
    Fill with apple mixture; dot with butter.
  • 6
    Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling. Trim, seal, and flute the edges. Cut slits in pastry.
  • 7
    Beat egg and brush over pastry. Sprinkle with additional sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • 8
    Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20-25 minutes longer.