Country apple pie recipe: Crisco’s old-fashioned recipe from 1952
This apple filling is rich with spice, extra nice. And the pie crust — yum! It’s sure to be flaky, tender, perfect, when you use Crisco and this easy recipe!
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- 2-1/4 cups sifted flour
- 3/4 cup Crisco
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 5 tablespoons water
- 3-1/2 to 4 cups sliced apples (about 5)
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 cup chopped raisins
- 3 tablespoons tapioca or flour
- 2 tablespoons molasses
- Mix flour and salt in bowl. Remove 1/3 cup flour.
- Cut Crisco into remaining flour until the pieces are the size of small peas.
- Mix together lightly the 5 tablespoons water and the 1/3 cup of flour.
- Add to Crisco flour mixture.
- Mix and shape into a ball.
- On a floured pastry canvas lightly roll a circle of dough hn thick.
- Line pie plate with pastry and trim edge even with plate.
- Combine all remaining ingredients and fill pie pan with the apple filling.
- Roll remaining dough.
- Place over apples.
- Trim edges to 1/2 inch beyond edge of plate.
- Fold edge under and flute with fingers.
- Slash top to permit escape of steam.
- Bake in hot oven (425 F) about 40 minutes, or until brown.
- Decorate with cheese apples: Shape soft yellow cheese into small balls. Roll in paprika. Place a bit of green leaf in each.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 491Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 277mgCarbohydrates: 113gFiber: 6gSugar: 44gProtein: 9g
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