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Apple Pie

Yields1 ServingPrep Time1 hr 30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins

Delicious.

 Pie crust from: Simply Recipes, Perfect Pie Crust
 
 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling
 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 ounces) unsalted butter, very-cold, cut into 1/2 inch cubes*
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon sugar
 1Tbsp confectionary sugar
 8 Tbsp ice water
  Swap out 1/2 a cup of the flour with ground blanched almonds or almond flour (I did this but had to add a 1/4 cup of flour because my batter was too watery and sticky)
 
 Filling from How to Cook Everything:
 1/4 cup brown sugar
 1/4 cup granulated sugar
 1/2 tsp cinnamon
 1/8 tsp nutmeg
 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
 5 Gala Apples (I think Haralson's are the best for pie but I had a bunch of Gala bought on sale)
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Making crust:

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Put two sticks of butter in freezer along with the 8Tbsp of water.

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Puree blanched almonds in food processor.

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add flour, salt, sugar, and confectionary sugar.

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remove butter from freezer one stick at a time. Cut 1/2 tsp squares add to food processer with other ingredients and puree.

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After butter is added pull water from the freezer and slowly pour into processor. incorporating it with other ingredients.

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Wrap finished crust in plastic wrap and put into freezer (1 hour).

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Mix the brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cornstarch in a container.

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remove pie crust from freezer and divide into equal halves.

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roll out half the pie crust and line pie vessel with crust. Place other half of crust back into plastic wrap and put in freezer along with the pie vessel.

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Peel and cut apples into bite size pieces and coat with the spices that were set aside for the filling ingredients.

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remove pie vessel from freezer apply softened butter spread on the base of the frozen pie crust. Pour coated apples into the crust lined pie vessel.

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Roll out remaining pie crust and place over the apple filled pie vessel. Seal the ends all around the vessel. Poke a hole in the middle of the pie.

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Bake in the oven at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes turn down to 350 degrees F and bake for 40 - 50 minutes.

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Remove from oven cool and serve at your leisure.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Depends on how you cut it or if you can eat it all by yourself in one sitting.