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Delightful Apple Pie

 Delightful Apple Pie
There aren’t many things more American than hot-out-of-the-oven apple pie. This recipe is one you can hang your hat on. —Amy Wood, Wichita, Kansas
8 Servings Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 6 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (about 5 medium)
  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons apple pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • Unroll pastry into a 9-in. pie plate; flute edges. In a large bowl,
  • toss apples with apple butter. Combine the flour, sugar, pie spice
  • and cinnamon; add to apple mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to
  • crust.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, brown sugar, pie spice and
  • cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add
  • walnuts; sprinkle over filling.
  • Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until filling is bubbly and

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Delightful Apple Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • topping is browned. Cover edges with foil during the last 15 minutes
  • to prevent overbrowning if necessary. Cool on a wire rack. Serve
  • with ice cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece (calculated without ice cream) equals 371 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.