Home-Style Apple Pie

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Everybody will enjoy a slice of this warm apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 recipe Classic Pastry Crust for Two-Crust Pie (see Classic Pastry Crust recipe)
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Korintje Cinnamon
6 medium baking apples such as Braeburn or Granny Smith (or combination), peeled, cored and sliced (about 6 cups sliced)
1 lemon
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon milk
2 teaspoons sugar (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare crust as directed in Step 1. In Classic Batter Bowl, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon; mix well. Peel, core and slice apples using Apple Peeler/Corer/Slicer; cut apple slices in half. Using Zester/Scorer, zest lemon to measure 1 teaspoon zest. Juice lemon to measure 1 tablespoon juice. Add apples, lemon zest and juice to sugar mixture; toss gently to coat.

2. Spoon apple mixture into pastry-lined Deep Dish Pie Plate; dot with butter.

3. Using Creative Cutters, cut 4-5 shapes into top crust. Place crust over filling; seal and flute edges. Brush milk evenly over crust; sprinkle with sugar, if desired. Gently place Pie Crust Shield or 2- to 3-inch strips of aluminum foil over edge of pie. Bake 30 minutes; remove shield. Bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven; cool at least 3 hours.

8 servings

Nutrients per serving:
Calories 450, Total Fat 22 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Carbohydrate 62 g, Protein 4 g, Sodium 250 mg, Fiber 3 g

U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving:
1 starch, 3 fruit, 4 fat (4 carb)

Cook's Tips:
Ground cinnamon can be substituted for the Korintje Cinnamon, if desired.

If desired, 1 cup fresh raspberries or whole cranberries, cut in half, can be added to the apple mixture.


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