Best Apple Pie Recipe

March 3, 2012 1:05 PM EST
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Pie crust
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup shortening
4 tbsp cold water

7 cups thinly sliced peeled baking apples
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tsp butter
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon water


1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening. add cold water 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing lightly with a fork until dough forms a ball. Chill for 30 minutes.
2. On a floured surface, roll half of dough into 10-in. circle. Place into a 9-in. pie pan.
3. In a bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add to apples and toss well to coat. Pour into crust; dot with butter.
4. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Cut a few slits in top. Place over filling; seal and flute edges. Beat egg yolk and water; brush over pastry.
5. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F; bake 40-45 minutes more or until crust is golden.

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