4th of July Apple Pie

apple pie recipes with fresh apples


2 c  White flour           
1 t   Salt         
2/3 c  Shortening           
5 T  Ice-cold water           
8     Apples*           
2 T   White flour           
1 c   Sugar           
1 t   cinnamon           
2 T  butter
*Pared and cored.


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Mix together the flour, salt, and shortening until crumbly. Add the water and mix well.

Thinly slice the apples.

In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and cinnamon; add the apple slices and mix well.

Take 1/2 of the pastry and roll flat; place pastry in a 9" pie plate.

Fill with the apple mixture and dot with butter.

Take the remaining pastry dough and roll flat.

Place pastry on top of pie; crimp along the edges to seal.

Take a knife and cut slits into top of pastry to allow steam to escape.

Bake for about 50 minutes or until crust is golden.

Let cool and serve pie with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream.


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