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Macaroon Apple Pie

 Macaroon Apple Pie
I found this recipe in a rural newspaper years ago. It's become one of my favorite recipes. I like to serve it warm with vanilla ice cream.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake:50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 4 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until
  • crumbly. Gradually add cold water, tossing with a fork until a ball
  • forms.
  • Roll out pastry to fit a 9-in. pie plate; flute edges. Toss apples
  • with sugar and cinnamon; pour into crust. Bake at 375° for 20

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Macaroon Apple Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the first four topping
  • ingredients. Stir in the egg, butter and vanilla until smooth. Add
  • coconut. Spoon over hot apples, carefully spreading to cover. Bake
  • 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 402 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 292 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.