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Apple Pie Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laurie Gelschus

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
tsp salt
1 cup COLD shortening
2 Tbls. sugar
1 egg yolk + milk = ⅔ cup
Thick sliced apples
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Cut flour, salt, shortening and 2 Tbls. sugar and egg/milk mixture together until pea shapes form. Form into ball of dough. Roll half of dough on lightly floured board into circle bigger than pie plate. Lay in plate with excess hanging over edge. Crush corn flakes on bottom of dough. Layer thick apple slices in pie pan until very full. Mix together 1 cup sugar and cinnamon, then sprinkle over apples. Dot with butter if desired. Roll out remaining dough into circle bitter than pie pan. Place over apples, flute (pinch) edges together around edge of pan. Cut off excess dough and discard.

Sprinkle top of crust with sugar. Using a sharp knife, but 3-4 small slices to allow steam to escape. Bake at 375 for 1 hour. Check pie half way through cooking time...if outside crust is getting too dark, place foil around edges to prevent burning.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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