4# Apple Pie
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup cold butter, cut in chucks
- 1/3 cup cold water
- 3 1/4 pounds apples, peeled and sliced
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 1/2 cups Apple Pie Mix, recipe follows
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
To make the crust: Blend flour, salt, and butter in food processor until butter is pea sized, about 15 pulses. Add cold water and blend until dough forms a ball, about 20 seconds. Form into a ball and divide in half. Roll half of the dough out to make pie bottom. Place pie bottom in a 10-inch deep dish pie pan.
Move oven rack to the middle of the oven. Cover crust edges tightly with 3 strips of aluminum foil. Cover top of pie loosely with a 12 by 12-inch square piece of foil. Place pie on cookie sheet. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes. Remove large piece of foil, leaving strips in place, and bake until well browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. Strips may be removed the last 5 minutes, if necessary, to brown crust.Apple Pie mix:
4 1/2 cups sugar
4 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Blend all ingredients together.
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Recipe courtesy Apple Valley Country Store