Yield: 1 Servings
|1 \N||Unbaked pie shell|
|8 \N||Cooking apples|
|½ teaspoon||Cinnamon or nutmeg|
|2 tablespoons||Lemon juice|
|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.
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!