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Brown Bag Apple Pie Recipe

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

Cami Russon
Added: Monday, November 24, 2008


1-1/2 c. flour
1 t. salt
2 T. cold milk
1-1/2 t. sugar
1/2 c. oil
4 c. sliced apples
1/2 c. sugar
2 T. flour
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 c. flour
1/2 c.sugar
1/2 c. butter

Crust: Combine and mix until well blended. Pat in bottom and sides of 9" pie pan. Do not roll out.
Filling: Combine sugar, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon. Toss lightly with sliced apples and pour into unbaked pie shell.
Topping: Combine flour, sugar, and butter and mix together with fingers until crumbly. Sprinkle over top of pie. Place pie in brown paper grocery bag and staple shut. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 45 minutes. No peaking!

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We LOVE this recipe. I have no idea why it's in a paper bag but for some reason you HAVE to do it that way. Your house will start to smell like burnt paper but it's all good.




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