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Apple-Cider Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Apple-Cider Pie, by , is from The Allen Family Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rhonda Allen
Added: Sunday, November 4, 2007


Double pie crust
2 cups apple cider
1/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
3 pounds cooking apples

1. Prepare crust.

2. Bring cider to a boil in a large, heavy saucepan over high heat. Cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 20 minutes). Cool completely.

3. Combine cooled cider, 1/3 cup sugar, and next 4 ingredients (up to apples) in a large bowl. Peel and slice apples in 1/4 inch thick slices. Stir apples into cider mixture.

4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

5. Line 9" or 10" pie pan with pie crust. Fill with apple mixture. Cover with top crust. Cut slits into top crust. Dust with sugar.

6. Place pie on a baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees (do not remove pie form oven). Bake for an additional 45 minutes or until golden.




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