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Pie - Apple Pie to Die For-- Recipe

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This recipe for Pie - Apple Pie to Die For--, by , is from The Lawson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Pat Lawson
Added: Wednesday, February 21, 2007


1 prepared refrigerated pie crust OR --Flaky pie crust --
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup solid vegetable shortening
4 to 6 tablespoons ice water
9 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup finely packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup almond brickle chips or toffee bits
6 or 7 golden delicious apples (2 1/2 pounds)
3/4 cup almond brickle chips or toffee bits
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine butter, flour, sugar and brickle bits. Form mixture into 2 balls; refrigerate.
2. Cut each apple into quarters. Peel and core each quarter, then cut in half. Toss apples with brickle chips, sugar, cornstarch and salt.
CRUST: Use store bought or follow recipe for crust.
(Crust: combine flour and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender. Add ice water, tossing with fork, until mixture comes together; form into a ball. On a floured surface, roll dough into a 13" circle. Place in a 9" glass pie plate. Time overhand to 1", fold under and flute edges. )

3. Spoon into crust. Dot with butter. Break topping into pieces over apples.
4. Bake 20 mintues. Loosely cover pie with tent of foil with a quarter sized hole in middle; bake 1 hour, or until bubbly and crust is golden.

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Prep time: 1 hour Cooking time: 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 1/2 hours.
It may kill you: 710 calories per serving and 37 grams of fat but what the heck, Mom wanted us to have the recipe.




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