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Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Crumb Pie, by , is from The "W" Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Julie Withers
Added: Wednesday, September 20, 2006


1 prepared refrigerated pie crust

For crumb topping:
3/4 c. packed light brown sugar
1-1/2 c. flour
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
pinch of ground cloves
3/4 c. (1-1/2 sticks) butter - cut into pieces and chilled
1/3 c. chopped walnuts or peanuts (optional)

For pie filling:
6 Golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2 inch dice
3/4 c. packed light brown sugar
1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
pinch of ground cloves
1 tbl. confectioners' sugar

Preheat oven to 375.

Arrange rack in the lowest slot of your oven.

Crumb topping:

Combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and cloves in a bowl. Rub in butter with your fingertips until mixture is crumbly - stir in nuts.


In a large bowl, toss together with apples, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and cloves.

Spoon filling into pie shell, mounding slightly in the center. Top filling with crumb topping. Place on foil lined baking sheet.

Bake pie at 375 for 30 minutes, then REDUCE temperature to 350 and bake an additional 30 minutes. Loosely tent pie with foil during the last 20 minutes.

Remove pie from oven and let cool for at least 1 hour.

Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.




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