• 8servings
  • 35minutes

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose
MineralsNatrium, Fluorine

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 7-8 semi tart apples (Jonathon) peeled and sliced thin in half moon shaped slices

  2. 1 cup sugar

  3. 2Tbl flour (heaping)

  4. 1/4 stick butter sliced into pats

  5. cinnamon

  6. allspice

  7. crust:

  8. 2 cups flour sifted

  9. 2 tsp salt

  10. 8 Tbl shortening ( Crisco , heaping )

  11. 8 TBL ice cold water

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. pre heat oven to 425 degrees wash, peel and slice apples thin into wedges (abt the thickness of a butter knife)

  2. add to large mixing bowl apples, sugar and flour mixing well to ensure all apples are covered then sprinkle with enough spices to cover to taste leave set while you make crust crust:

  3. makes a 2 layer pie crust in a large bowl, sift 1 c flour and 1 tsp salt at a time to make sure well sifted.

  4. add the shortening in rounded heaps to the bowl take a pastry cutter and mix shortening and flour mixture until the consistency of corn meal, ensuring all large peices of shortening are broken up small and crumbly add ice cold water all at once.

  5. mix by hand until ingredients are all stuck together.

  6. do not mix too much or crust will be tough. The less you handle it, the better!

  7. form into a large ball and cut in half.

  8. Roll out on floured counter or wax paper 1 at a time. Make bottom crust 1/2 inch larger all around than the pie plate.

  9. place pie crust into pie plate add apple mixture.

  10. place pats of butter on top of apple mixture in crust sprinkle with additional cinnamon if desired roll out second top crust.

  11. Place on top if apples in pie plate seal the edges with a little water on your fingertip make a decorative edge with your fingers pinching the two layers of crusts together. or using the teeth of a fork to put ridges around edges.

  12. brush the top of pie crust with a egg wash and sprinkle with sugar (optional) for looks take a knife and cut 5 slits into top crust for venting place a spare cookie sheet under pie in oven to reduce smoking when it begins to boil over.

  13. bake pie at 425 degrees for 15 mins then turn down heat and bake at 350 degrees for 35- 40 mins until pie is sbhowing it is bubbling


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