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Apple Butterscotch Crumb Pie

 Apple Butterscotch Crumb Pie
This cute little pie has a nice butterscotch flavor without being too sweet. It's a satisfying meal-ender for any season.
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • FILLING:
  • 1 cup thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour and salt; cut in shortening until
  • crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms
  • a ball. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Shape into two balls; roll into two 6-1/2-in. circles. Transfer to
  • two 5-in. pie plates. Trim pastry 1/2 in. beyond edge; flute edges.
  • Set aside.
  • Place apples in a small bowl; sprinkle with the lemon juice, flour,

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Apple Butterscotch Crumb Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • sugar, cinnamon and salt. Toss to combine. Spoon into pastry shell.
  • Bake at 375° for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • For topping, melt butterscotch chips and butter in a small saucepan
  • over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in
  • flour with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over top of apple mixture.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 791 calories, 42 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 401 mg sodium, 95 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.