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Apple Walnut Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Walnut Pie, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wil Wagner
Added: Thursday, July 20, 2006


3/4 cup ground walnuts
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons beaten egg
1 tablespoon milk
3 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 teaspoons lemon juice, divided
5 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 6 medium)
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
Additional milk, optional
Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

In a bowl, conbine the walntus, brown sugar, egg, milk, 1 tablespoon butter, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice. Line a 9-inch pie plate with bottom pastry; trim even with edge of plate. Spread nut mixture over crust.
In a large bowl, toss apples with remaining lemon juice. Combine the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; toss with apples. Spoon over the nut mixture; dot with remaining butter.
Roll out remaining pastry; make a lattice crust. Trim, seal and flute edges. Brush top with additional milk if desired. Bake at 375 for 50 - 60 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8




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