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Apple Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Pie, by , is from HACKETT FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Hackett Daniel
Added: Saturday, June 13, 2009


2 cups flour
1 t. salt
2/3 c. chilled shortening
2 T. chilled butter
1 egg
4 T. water

Pie filling:
6-7 apples, cored and sliced
1/2-2/3 c. br. sugar
1/8 t. salt
3 T. flour
1 t. cinnamon
1/8 t. gr. nutmeg
dash of gr. ginger
dash of gr.cloves
1-1/2 T butter

Preheat Oven to 450.

Crust: Sift together flour and salt. Blend together chilled shortening and butter. Cut half of the shortening/butter into flour with a pastry cutter or fingers. Add one egg and cut remaining shortening into mixture. Sprinkle dough with water; blend lightly into dough. Divide in half and roll out crust. Place one crust in bottom of 9" pie pan and prick bottom.

Filling: Combine sugar, salt, flour cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Soft mixture over apples and combine through. Dot with 1-1/2 T butter.

Cover pie with pricked upper crust. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.

Bake at 450 oven for ten minutes; reduce heat to 350 and bake until filling is bubbly and crust is golden (35-45 minutes).

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