Sunday, March 15, 2009

The Best Apple Pie I Ever Made

2/3 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
pinch cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter cut into pieces
Pie Filling:
8 peeled and diced Golden apples
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
pinch cloves

1. Crust: In food processor: Cream shortening with salt.
2. Add boiling water and mix.
3. Add flour.
4. Press crust into pie plate.
5. Crumbs: In a food processor combine flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and, cloves. Add butter and process until crumbly.
6. Filling: Toss together apples, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and cloves.
8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bak 30-90 minutes until apples are cooked and juice bubbles out of the top.

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