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Apple Pie

 Apple Pie
I remember coming home sullen one day because we'd lost a softball game. Grandma, in her wisdom, suggested, "Maybe a slice of hot apple pie will make you feel better." One bite…and Grandma was right. —Maggie Greene, Granite Falls, Washington
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 to 7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg white
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the sugars, flour and spices; set aside. In
  • a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add sugar mixture; toss
  • to coat.
  • Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom crust; trim pastry even with edge.
  • Fill with apple mixture; dot with butter. Roll out remaining pastry
  • to fit top of pie. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges.
  • Cut slits in pastry.
  • Beat egg white until foamy; brush over pastry. Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20-25 minutes

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Apple Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on
  • a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 414 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 67 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.