Apple Pie Recipe
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Apple Pie Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

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

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over pastry. Sprinkle with sugar. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  4. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake 20-25 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple Pie in Grandma's Great Desserts Cookbook 1992, p81

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.

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"Wonderful. I made this w my daughter, it was simple to make and delicious to eat! Yum!"

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014

"Awesome... Tapioca to thwart the runs... Winner! Also, NO ginger. Don't like!"

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2014

"This was my first apple pie I've ever made. My family and I loved it. Great flavor. Wouldn't change anything, it's perfect."

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"Great! Like it says, it's pretty runny but I just put it in the fridge overnight and it was perfect!"

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2014

"My suggestion to stop runny juice...sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of instant tapioca. Put some on bottom crust, some inbetween , and finish with a little on top. When juices are bubbling thru slits in top crust, tapioca will thicken this as it cools. Delicious!"

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