Fresh Apple Pie

posted by pwhayes 06-07-99 6:20 AM

Fresh Apple Pie
catagory: Pies

Pastry for 9 inch pie
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dash of salt
6 cups thinly sliced tart apples ( about 6 medium)
2 tablespoons butter


Heat oven to 425 F. Prepare pastry.

Mix sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt. Stir in apples. Turn into pastry-lined pie plate; dot with butter.

Cover with top pastry; cut slits in top and seal edges.

Cover edge with 3 inch strip of aluminum foil; remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking. Bake until crust is brown and juices begin to bubble through slits, 40 to 50 minutes.

Recipe states to increase sugar by 1/2 cup if using green apples

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