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Apple Pie & Crust Recipe

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Pat Joyce
Added: Monday, June 15, 2009


Single Crust:
1 1/2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening
4 - 5 tbs. cold water

Double Crust:
2 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
2/3 c. shortening
5 - 7 tbs. cold water

Pie Filling:
6 - 8 tart apples, peeled, cored & sliced
3/4 - 1 c. sugar
2 tbs. flour
2 tbs. butter
1/2 - 1 tsp. cinnamon
dash nutmeg

Mix flour and salt, add shortening and cut in until size of small peas. Gradually add water until all is moistened.

Mix all ingredients except butter and fill 9" pie shell. Dot with butter. Adjust top crust, cut slits for steam and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake 400" for 50 minutes.




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