Jeannie posted 11-20-98
Husbands Favorite Apple Pie
Pastry for 2-crust pie
8 McIntosh apples
1 tables. lemon juice
2 tables. flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. salt
3 tables. butter
Preheat oven to 450°F.
Peel and quarter apples into saucepan (cut each quarter into about 4 slices). Add 1/4 cup cold water and 1 tables. lemon juice. Simmer uncovered until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir once or twice. Cool.
Fill pastry-lined 10" pie plate with apples.
Combine remaining ingredients, except butter; sprinkle over apples; dot with thin slices of butter.
Adjust top crust, cut 6 - 8 vents; flute edges.
Bake in very hot oven at 450 degrees for ten minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 45 minutes longer.
Go to Mimi's Archive Page
Return to Mimi's Recipe Request Line