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Paper-Bag Apple Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Delores Blomberg
Added: Sunday, June 14, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 unbaked 9 in. pastry shell,
3-4 large golden delicious apples (about 2 1/2 lbs.)
2 tbl. flour,
1/2 c. sugar,
1/2 tsp. nutmeg,
2 tbl. lemon juice,
1/2 c. sugar,
1/2 c. flour,
1/2 c. butter,

Directions:
Directions:
Pare, core, and quarter apples, then halve each quarter crosswise to make chunks. You should have about 7 cups. Place in large bowl.
Filling: Combine 1/2 c. sugar, 2 tbl flour and nutmeg in cup and sprinkle over apples, Toss to coat well. Spoon into pastry shell, drizzle with lemon juice.
Topping:
Combine 1/2 c sugar and 1/2 c. flour in a small bowl and cut in butter. Sprinkle over apples to cover top of pie.
Slide pie into a heavy brown paper bag (non-biodegradable) large enough to cover pie loosely. Dust inside of bag with 1 tbl flour. Fold open end over twice and fasten with paper clips. Cut 6 1/2 inch slits in top of bag.
Place on a large cookie sheet for easy handling. Bake in hot over for 1 hr. at 425. Apples will be tender and top bubbling and golden. Split bag open and remove pie. Cool.
Serve plain or with ice cream.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Governor, John D. Spellman and his wife Lois call this pie 'Treasure Pie' " because it took almost a treasure hunt of 3 1/2 years traveling our beautiful state to obtain the recipe."

 

 

 

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