Mom's Apple Pie

(Double Crust Apple Pie) By Elsie Volpe (Holiday on the Net's Mom) Crust

Mom's Apple Pie

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups all purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • cup shortening

  • 5-7

    tablespoons COLD water

  • Mix shortening, salt, flour with a fork until crumbly

  • Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well, adding more water if too dry

  • Apple Filling

  • 6-8

    tart apples (Macintosh, Granny Smith)

  • Pare, core and thinly slice

  • ¾ - 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons all purpose flour

  • ½-1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2

    tablespoons butter (or margarine)

Directions

Mix shortening, salt, flour with a fork until crumbly Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well, adding more water if too dry Slice apples Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon in a bowl Add apple slices and mix well Take 1/2 of the pastry and roll flat with rolling pin Line a 9" or 10" pie plate with the pastry Fill with apple mixture Dot with butter (or margarine) Take the remaining pastry dough and roll flat Place dough on top of apple pie mix Crimp along edges creating a scalloped edging Take a knife and cut slits into top pastry for steam to escape Bake in a 400 oven for 50 minutes or until crust is brown Let cool and serve


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