4 c Apples, tart
2 tb Butter
3/4 c Sugar
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 c Brown sugar
1/4 c Flour, all-purpose
1/4 c Butter, melted
1/2 c Nuts, chopped
-(walnuts, pecans, etc.)
1 Pie crust
Core, peel and slice the apples. Melt the butter and mix the rest in
with it. Pour over apples and mix around so the apples are coated.
Put in an unbaked pie shell.
Combine brown sugar, flour, melted butter and nuts. Spread over top
of the filling. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 50 minutes, or until it
* One-crust apple-crumb pie — The pie can also be frozen and then
baked, right from the freezer, at 360 for 90 minutes. The pies will
keep a very long time in the freezer and not be worse for wear.
* PS: For those who like the quality of home-made pie crusts but the
convenience of ready-made, make a bunch of crusts someday when the
mood grabs you, and put them in the freezer in a big plastic bag.
: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 10 minutes preparation, 1 hour baking.
: Precision: approximate measurement OK.
: Margaret Reek
: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY