Saturday, November 17, 2012

Grandma Lounsbury' Best Apple Pie

Pie Crust (The Best):

3/4 cup Shortening (crisco)
1 tsp salt
2 cups flour
1/3 cup ice water

Blend first three ingredients with a pastry blender
stir in the ice water and knead on a floured surface until well blended

This is for a double crust pie.

Apple pie mixture:
Use 5-6 apples
stir in:
3 tbsp flour
3 tbsp butter
1 cup sugar (brown or white)
1/4 tsp cinnamon

Cover edges with foil if desired so they don't burn.  Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove foil.  Bake 20-25 minutes more or until crust is golden brown.