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Posted on 2007-09-15

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Our Mom's delicious homemade apple pie



2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
5-7 tablespoons COLD water

Apple Filling

6-8 tart apples (Macintosh, Granny Smith)
Pare, core and thinly slice
3/4 - 1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)



Mix shortening, salt, flour with a fork until crumbly
Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well, adding more water if too dry

Apple Filling

Slice apples
Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon in a bowl
Add apple slices and mix well

Take 1/2 of the pastry and roll flat with rolling pin
Line a 9\" or 10\" pie plate with the pastry
Fill with apple mixture
Dot with butter (or margarine)

Take the remaining pastry dough and roll flat
Place dough on top of apple pie mix
Crimp along edges creating a scalloped edging
Take a knife and cut slits into top pastry for steam to escape
Bake in a 400 oven for 50 minutes or until crust is brown
Let cool and serve



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