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Illinois Apple Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------------CRISCO CRUST--------------------------------
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Crisco shortening
  • 1/2 c Ice water
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • 1/4 c White sugar


6 c Tart apples,peeled
And thinly sliced
1/2 c White sugar
1/2 c Brown sugar
1 ts Cinnamon
2 tb Lemon juice
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1 tb Butter

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.For crust,combine flour and salt in mixing
bowl.Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knifes until mixture is
uniform.Add water;toss lightly with a fork until dough forms a ball.Divide
dough into 2 parts.
On lightly floured surface,roll bottom crust into circle 1/8" thick and
about 1 1/2" larger than inverted 9" pie plate.Gently, ease dough into pie
plate,being careful not to stretch dough.Trim edge even with pie plate.
For apple filling:Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl.Stir until
mixed well.Spoon into unbaked pie shell.
Use remaining half of dough to roll top crust,as instructed for bottom
crust.Lift onto filled pie.Trim 1/2" beyond edge of pie plate.Fold top edge
under bottom crust;flute as desired.Cut slits or design in top crust to
allow steam to escape.Brush top crust with milk;sprinkle with white
sugar.Bake @ 450 degrees for 20 minutes.Reduce heat to 350 degrees;bake an
additional 25 to 30 minutes or until crust in golden brown.Cool and serve .

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