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HARRY'S OLD-FASHIONED APPLE PIE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee Thomas
Added: Friday, August 29, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting dough
12 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
3/4 cup sugar, plus additional for pie to
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Pinch ground cloves
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large egg, beaten

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 375. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into two 1/8-inch-thick circles to a diameter slightly larger than that of an 11-inch plate. Press one pastry circle into the pie plate. Place the other circle on waxed paper, and cover with plastic wrap. Chill all pastry until firm, about 30 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, combine apples, sugar, lemon zest and juice, spices, and flour
Toss well. Spoon apples into pie pan. Dot with butter, and cover with remaining pastry circle. Cut several steam vents across top. Seal by crimping edges as desired Brush with beaten egg, and sprinkle with additional sugar.
3. Bake until crust is brown and juices are bubbling, about 1 hour. Let cool on wire
rack before serving.

 

 

 

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