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Crustless Applesauce Pie

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A dessert with a difference...this crustless applesauce pie is easy and the perfect quick dessert. Whether you are planning a family get together or a lunch with friends, this recipe would fit just right.
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Applesauce 4 Cup (64 tbs) (canned)
  Grated orange rind 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Quick-cooking tapioca 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl add together flour, baking powder and salt.
2) Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender.
3) Add enough milk to knead a soft dough and shape into 16 balls.
4) Combine together 1/3 cup sugar and nutmeg.
5) Coat the balls with melted butter, and then with the sugar mix. Keep aside.
6) Combine the apple sauce, sugar to taste, orange rind, and juice and mix in the tapioca.
7) Transfer into a 10-inch pie plate.
8) Arrange the dough balls around edge and in the center of the pie.
9) Place in the oven and bake at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, till the puffs turn brown.

SERVING
10) Serve with ice cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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