Apple pie in a jar

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
28 cups Peeled; sliced, then quartered *tart* apples
4½ cup Sugar
1 cup Cornstarch
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Salt
10 cups Water
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
3 drops Yellow food coloring
3 tablespoons Dehydrated lemon peel

Make a syrup from sugar, constarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and water. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Add lemon juice mix with apples, pack into jars leaving a good ½ inch at top of jar. Seal and process jars in water bath for 20 minutes. Makes about 7 quarts of filling. After jars are completely cooled, I unscrew the ring and cut large circles of holiday-ish tissue paper, put over the lid, then gently put screw the ring back on.

I then make labels on my computer with cardstock and a Christmas graphic, titled, "Pamela's Apple Pie in a Jar", punch a hole in the top, which I tie with raffia around lids that have the recipe for the crumb topping below: : 1 cup butter

: 1 cup brown sugar

: 1 cup flour

: Process til crumbly.

: Stir in:

: 1 cup oatmeal

Spread on top of filling in a 9x13 pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Top with ice cream or whipped cream while warm.

Note: For my small family, I can filling in pint size jars and bake in a 8x8 pan.

Posted to TNT Recipes Digest, Vol 01, Nr 943 by Frank Thompson <frankt@...> on Jan 16, 1998

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