Rating: 5 stars
272 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 225
  • 4 star values: 36
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3

Says Judy Oudekerk of St. Michael, Minnesota, 'This is one of the best apple pies I've ever tasted.'

Recipe Summary

cook:
55 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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FILLING:

Directions

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  • In a bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening. Gradually add cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing lightly with a fork until dough forms a ball. Chill for 30 minutes. On a floured surface, roll half of dough into 10-in. circle. Place into a 9-in. pie pan.

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  • In a bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg; add to apples and toss. Pour into crust; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; cut slits in top. Place over filling; seal and flute edges. Beat egg yolk and water; brush over pastry. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F; bake 40-45 minutes more or until crust is golden and filling is bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

485 calories; protein 4.3g; carbohydrates 67.6g; fat 23.2g; cholesterol 33.2mg; sodium 266.8mg. Full Nutrition
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