Illinois Apple Pie

  • on June 28, 2008
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Ingrients & Directions

1 x ————-c————– 2 c Level cups all-purpose flour
1/4 ts Salt 1 c Evel cup crisco shortening
1/2 c Ice water 1/4 c Milk
1/4 c Sugar, white 1 x ———-apple f———–
6 c Tart apples,peeled & sliced 1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Brown sugar 1 ts Cinnamon
2 tb Lemon juice 1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Nutmeg 1 tb Butter

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.For crust,combine flour and salt in mixing
bowl.Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knifes until mixture is
uniform.Add water;toss lightly with a fork until dough forms a ball.Divide
dough into 2 parts. On lightly floured surface,roll bottom crust into
circle 1/8″ thick and about 1 1/2″ larger than inverted 9″ pie
plate.Gently, ease dough into pie plate,being careful not to stretch
dough.Trim edge even with pie plate. For apple filling:Combine all
ingredients in mixing bowl.Stir until mixed well.Spoon into unbaked pie
shell. Use remaining half of dough to roll top crust,as instructed for
bottom crust.Lift onto filled pie.Trim 1/2″ beyond edge of pie plate.Fold
top edge under bottom crust;flute as desired.Cut slits or design in top
crust to allow steam to escape.Brush top crust with milk;sprinkle with
white sugar.Bake @ 450 degrees for 20 minutes.Reduce heat to 350
degrees;bake an additional 25 to 30 minutes or until crust in golden
brown.Cool and serve .

6 servings

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