Sunday, September 7, 2008

Pie Crust and Apple Pie

Never Fail Pie Crust

4 cups flour

1 Tbs. sugar

2 tsp. salt

1 ¾ cup shortening

1 Tbs. white vinegar

½ cup water

1 large egg

Put dry ingredients into large bowl. Add shortening and mix till crumbly (shortening the size of peas). Mix water, vinegar, and egg. Stir into flour mixture. Mix well.

Divide dough into 5 balls. Refrigerate ½ hour, then roll out. You may also freeze in a plastic bag. To use frozen, thaw about 1 hour before rolling out on floured surface.

Apple Pie

4 cups sliced apples

¼ cup orange juice

1 cup sugar

¾ cup flour

½ tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. nutmeg

¾ stick margarine

Place apples into bottom crust of 9” or 10” pie plate. Drizzle orange juice over apples. Mix together dry ingredients until crumbly. Pour over the top of the apples. Place top crust on top and pinch together sides. Vent top crust with knife V’s.

Bake 45 minutes at 375 degrees.

1 comment:

Prudy said...

Oh, you are right! This looks heavenly. I can't wait to make it!