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- Vickie's "Hey, I Like
Apple Pie" Pie
- It's fall and the leaves are changing. The local farmers
market is jammed packed with this summer's harvest. Complete with pumpkins and apples,
corn and more. It's the season for baking. I don't like apple
pie, but I had a craving to bake one. So I undertook a little
research and realized the reason I don't like apple pie is because
they're traditionally made with bitter (GrannySmith) apples.
Now I'm much more of a Red Delicious kind of person, so I undertook
making my recipe with apples I like. And to my surprise, I like
- Total preparation time: 1 hour. Cooking time 50 minutes.
15 minutes for cooling.
- The Crust:
- This recipe calls for a two-crust pie. One crust for the
pie, and one on top to seal it off.
- Follow the Two Crust Pie Recipe.
- The Pie Filing:
- 2/3 cups sugar
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
tspn ground nutmeg
- dash of salt
- 6-7 thinly sliced peeled apples
- 3 tblspn margarine
- Pre-heat oven 425°
- Mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in large bowl.
- Stir in apple slices and mix to cover with dry mixture.
- Spoon into pie dish. Arrange apples to fully cover the dish.
- Spoon melted margarine over the apple filling.
- Cover with pie pastry top.
- Cover pie with aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning
and bake for 45 minutes.
- Remove foil and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until
crust is brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust.
- To Serve:
- Serve warm with your favorite topping.