Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. --the crust-- 2 c All-purpose flour

  2. 2/3 c Vegetable shortening, solid

  3. 1/2 ts Salt

  4. 4 tb Very cold water

  5. --the pie filling-- 6 Apples, mcintosh or granny s

  6. Recipe by: The County Fair Cookbook - ISBN 3/4 c Sugar

  7. 3 tbsp All-Purpose Flour

  8. 1/8 tsp Salt

  9. 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

  10. 1/4 Tsp (Heap) Nutmeg -- freshly ground

  11. 4 tbsp Butter -- softened

  12. 1. Make the crust: Combine the flour and salt, add the shortening, and cut

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. in with pastry blender or 2 knives until mix resembles coarse meal. Mix in water, a Tbs at a time, until dough hold to gether. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate while preparing the filling.

  2. To make filling: Toss the apple slices with the sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl. * Heat oven to 400 F.

  3. Divide the dough in half and roll it out on a lightly floured surface. Arrange the bottom crust in a 9-inch pie pan and spread 2 Tbs of butter evenly over it. Add the filling and dot with reamining butter. Cover with the top crust, crimp or flute edges, and cut serveral vents for steam to escape. Bake 50 to 60 mins, until golden brown. From Jack Jadkowski, a prize winner at the KALAMAZOO COUNTY FAIR of Kalamazoo, Mich. Fair dates: Latter part of August, 7 days, Sun through Sat. --


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