Apple pie filling (freezer )

Yield: 3 Pies

Measure Ingredient
Filling for 3 pies:
18 larges Macintosh apples, peeled,
Sliced 1/2 inch thick
6 tablespoons Butter
3 cups Sugar
3¾ teaspoon Nutmeg
⅛ teaspoon Ginger
⅛ teaspoon Nutmeg
For 1 pie:
1 Container apples
2 tablespoons Flour
2 tablespoons Butter
1 Unbaked 9 inch pie shell

Melt butter in heavy pot and add apples and all remaining ingredients.

Partially cook fruit over very low heat for 15 minutes, stirring now and then with wooden spoon. Coool and dvide filling into 3 freezer containers.

Freeze until needed. To make one pie: Remove filling from one container and defrost. Spoon pie filling into pie shell. Sprinkle with flour and dot with butter. Cover with remaining pie dough and crimp edges togehter. Slash top in several places to allow steam to escape, Bake in a 450 oven for 15 minutes. Lower heat and bake 30 minutes longer or until crust is nicely browned.

From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini

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