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Harvest Apple Pie

The Best Harvest Apple Pie

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Harvest apple pie, a flakey crust, piled with apples and topped with a butter crumble, a delicious dessert for any gathering, even for 1. 

  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 1 pie 1x

Ingredients

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Crust:

2 cups flour

1 tsp. salt

2/3 cups Crisco

68 tablespoons ice-cold water

2 teaspoons vinegar

Filling:

7 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced

1/2 cup of flour

1 cup sugar

2 teaspoons of cinnamon

dash of nutmeg

Topping:

1 cup of flour

6 tablespoons of butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions

Crust:

Preheat the oven to 350.

Mix together the flour and the salt. In a separate bowl mix together the vinegar and the ice water.  Using two knives or a pastry blender, cut the Crisco into the flour mixture then gradually add the water until the dough comes together. Roll out the dough and place into your 9 or 10 inch pie pan, flute the edges. I used a tart pan because I like the look.

In a bowl mix all of the filling ingredients and toss to coat the apples then place into the prepared crust.

Topping:

Combine all of the ingredients and spread evenly on the pie. Bake at 350 for 70-80 minutes. Cool and then serve with ice cream or whipping cream.

 

Notes

Note: This recipe calls for using half of the dough for the crust and half to make decorative cutouts to attach to the crust, I did not do that part. The original recipe also calls for a combination of apples I only had granny smith.

Recipe adapted from Lana Ross, Indianola, IA 2009 APC Crisco National Pie Championships

  • Author: Elizabeth
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 70-80 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American