All American Apple Pie
|Pastry||1 (For Double Crust Pie)|
|Thinly sliced peeled cooking apples||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Dash|
Prepare and roll out pastry.
Line a 9-inch pie plate with half of the pastry.
Trim pastry to edge of pie plate.
If apples lack tartness, sprinkle with the 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
In mixing bowl combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Add sugar mixture to the sliced apples; toss to mix.
Fill pastry-lined pie plate with apple mixture; dot with butter or margarine.
Cut slits in top crust for escape of steam; place pastry atop filling.
Seal and flute edge.
Sprinkle some sugar atop, if desired.
To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil.
Bake at 375° for 25 minutes.
Remove foil; bake till crust is golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes more.
Cool pie on rack before serving.