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rustic little apple pies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
peggy swink
Added: Saturday, May 12, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup cold butter
1 tbs graded orange peel
1/4 cup ice water
3 small apples
3 tbsp almonds sliced
6 tsp orange juice
2 tbs butter
confectioners sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1.FOOD PROCESSOR: put flour, buttrer and orange peel in processor; pulse into coarse crumbs form. add water all at once; pulse just until dough begins to leave sides of bowl. BY HAND: put flour in a bowl and cut in butter with a pastry blender until coarse crumbs form. add peel and water stir with fork until mixture clums together and a dough forms.
2. gather into a ball, flatten and cut in 6 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball then flatten then place each between sheets of plastic wrap. roll each with a rolling pin to a 6-in.-diameter circle...cirles dont have to be perfect...referigerate while preparing remaining ingredients.
3. peel apples, halve, then core with a mellon baller. cut wedges to remove stem and bud ends. turn halves cut side down and slice thin.
4. heat oven to 425F have a large baking sheet ready.
5. one at a time, remove dough circles from refrigerator. peel off plastic and place dough circle on baking sheet. leaving a 1- to 1 1/2 in. border, fan apples slices overlapping on dough. sprinkle with 1 1/2 tbsp each almonds and sugar mixture and 1 tsp orange juice. fold edges of pastry over apples. repeat to form 5 more pies. dot apples with butter.
6. bake 10 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 375 and bake 25 - 30 minutes more until pastry is lightly browned and apples are tender. remove pies to wire rack to cool until just warm. just before serving, dust with confectioners' sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr 20 min

 

 

 

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