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Farm Apple Pan Pie

 Farm Apple Pan Pie
You'll find this pie's very convenient for taking to a covered-dish supper, picnic, etc. But be prepared—people always ask for a copy of the recipe! Attending auction sales together is a fun hobby for my husband and me.
18-24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min.


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cups shortening
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 5 pounds tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Milk
  • Additional sugar


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder;
  • cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine
  • yolks and cold water. Sprinkle over dry ingredients; toss with fork.
  • If needed, add additional water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until
  • mixture can be formed into a ball.

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Farm Apple Pan Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll half of
  • dough to fit a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Sprinkle apples with lemon juice; arrange half of them over dough.
  • Combine the sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; sprinkle half over
  • apples. Top with remaining apples; sprinkle with remaining sugar
  • mixture.
  • Roll remaining pastry to fit pan; place on top of filling and seal
  • edges. Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Cut vents in top
  • pastry. Bake at 400° for 50 minutes or until crust is golden
  • brown and filling is bubbly. Yield: 18-24 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 317 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.