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Crazy Crust Apple Pie

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"The one that makes its own sweet, crumbly, biscuit-like crust!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 308 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch deep dish pie)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well, then add water, shortening, and egg. Mix on low speed until ingredients are combined, then beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread into pie pan.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together pie filling, lemon juice, and apple pie spice. Spread over crust; do not stir.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, until crust is browned.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 308 calories; 17.9 g fat; 35 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 33 mg cholesterol; 249 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used fresh apples seasoned with nutmeg,cinnamon, and all spice. I added 1 cup sugar and 4tbs butter I then microwaved this mixture for approx 5 min. Then I added flour,egg, baking powder and m...

Most helpful critical review

The filling was all right, but the crust tasted awful. It was not crumbly nor tasted like biscuit. A huge disappointment.

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I used fresh apples seasoned with nutmeg,cinnamon, and all spice. I added 1 cup sugar and 4tbs butter I then microwaved this mixture for approx 5 min. Then I added flour,egg, baking powder and m...

I love this pie! It tastes like a mix of pancake and cinnamon apple..ness... This has been my sister's (she's 9) favorite pie since I made it! Easy and quick, so worth a try anyway.

Like many others who posted, I changed it only because I find canned apple pie filling too sweet and not as flavorful as making my own. I sliced up 4 apples (3 honeycrisp and 1 gala) into a pan...

The filling was all right, but the crust tasted awful. It was not crumbly nor tasted like biscuit. A huge disappointment.

My husband loved it! Very easy and quick to make.

My lactose intolerant friends loved this! They thought the crust was delicious. Now I am going to try it with other fruit fillings as well.

This recipe was very good. It was a nice change to the same old apple pie. I did do it a little different. I used fresh apples and mixed them with some flour and sugar and then microwaved the...

I really didn't like this and my husband and kids also thought it was gross. I think it taste really 'eggy' even though there is only one egg in it. If anything is it more like a 'kuchen' brea...

really good, different type of apple pie