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Mock Apple Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Broadbent
Added: Saturday, September 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastry for double crust pie
4 to 5 cups zucchini (peeled, seeded, sliced small)
1 c white sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1-1/2 tsp cream of tartar
2 tbsp cornstarch or flour

Directions:
Directions:
Slice zucchini like you would a apple. Cover with boiling water, boil 2 minutes; drain and set aside until cool.
Mix dry ingredients. Gently toss with the cooled zucchini. Place into a unbaked pie shell, place top crust on, crimp edge and vent. Bake at 400F for 10 minutes, turn down to 350F for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8

 

 

 

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