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Uncle Bug's French Apple Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Uncle Bug's French Apple Pie, by , is from The Sadler Family Cook Book, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jennifer Becker
Added: Saturday, August 26, 2006


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup flour
8 medium to large green apples
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 unbaked 9 inch deep dish pie crust
1 large brown paper bag
2 paperclips

Mix first three ingredients until crumbly.
Peel, core and slice apples.
Mix together sugar, flour and nutmeg in a bowl.
Add apple slice.
Pour into unbaked pie shell.
Sprinkle the brown sugar, butter and flour crumbs evenly on top of the pie until all are used.
Place pie in a large brown paper bag.
Fasten with paper clip.
Place on cookie sheet; bake at 400 F for one hour.
Tear open bag to cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I named this because I asked Uncle Bug for his favorite pie one year and I told him I'd bake it for him as a birthday gift. Well I never had heard of a "french Apple Pie" before so I did a bit of internet searching and found this recipe. It has a great flavor, the apples are crisp and the crumb topping is to die for. I use my pampered Chef 9" stone pie dish and it is quite a heafty pie!




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