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Rustic Apple Pie Recipe

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Mary Carter, Yakima Herald Republic
Added: Monday, April 27, 2009


21/2 c. flour,
1 tsp. salt,
3/4 c. shortening,
6-7 tbl. ice water,

4 lbs. tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced,
1/2 c. flour,
11/2 c. sugar,
1 tsp. cinnamon,
1/2 tsp. salt,
3 tbl.butter cut into small pieces,

Pre heat oven to 375.
To prepare crust, mix flour and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening using a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add ice water 1 tbl. at a time. Stir gently and gather into two balls, one about twice as large as the other.
Roll out larger ball in a lightly floured surface until it is large enough to cover the bottom and sides of a 9 in. springform pan, with about 2 in. of overhang. Roll smaller dough ball into a 9 in. circle.
To prepare filling, combine apples, flour sugar cinnamon and salt; toss well. Spoon into prepared crust. Sprinkle pieces of butter on top. Place top crust evenly around top crust. Cut 10-12 slits in top crust. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar if desired. Bake about 1 hour or until crust is deep golden and the filling oozes through the slits.

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