Paper bag apple pie

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Unbaked pie shell
8 Cooking apples
½ cup Sugar
2 tablespoons Flour
½ teaspoon Cinnamon or nutmeg
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
Topping:
½ cup Sugar
½ cup Flour
½ cup Butter or margarine

Prepare pastry shell. put aside. Pare and core about 8 cooking apples. Cut into quarters then cut these in half.Place in large bowl and set aside. Combine and mix well the ½ c sugar, 2 T flour. ½ ts. cinnamon or nutmeg( the recipe calls for nutmeg but person giving this recipe likes cinnamon better) Sprinkle over apple chunks and toss lightly. Spoon into prepared shell. Sprinkle the 2 T lemon juice over top.

TOPPING:

Combine in bowl ½ c sugar, ½ c flour, mix well and add ½ c butter or margarine and cut in with pastry blender or two knives until like course cornmeal. Sprinkle this mixture over top of pie.

Slide pie into a large supermarket paper bag. Fold open end twice and fasten with paper clips or staple. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 425 F for 1 hour. Remove from oven, split bag open and cool pie on wire rack. DO NOT open bag while baking. This is a great pie. Enjoy!

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