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First Prize Apple Pie

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Ingredients
  Tart apples 8 Large
  Pastry for a double crust 9 inch pie 1
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , peel grated
  Orange 1 , peel grated
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), packed
  Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (0.5 Stick)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 425°F.
Pare apples, cut in quarters, core and slice thinly.
Line 9 inch pie pan with pastry.
Combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour and nutmeg; rub a little of this mixture into pastry.
Add grated fruit peels to remaining sugar mixture.
Arrange apples in pie pan, sprinkle each layer with some of the sugar mixture.
Sprinkle with orange juice; dot with margarine.
Cut remaining pastry in 1/2 inch wide strips; arrange as lattice over top of pie.
Cut off ends of pastry and crimp around edge of pie.
Bake in 425 degree oven 40 to 45 minutes, until apples are tender.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Apple

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