Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe hails from Alberta, Canada.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the flour and salt; cut in the shortening.
  2. Add enough water to make a stiff dough.
  3. Roll the dough out thinly - like noodle dough; cut into 2-inch squares.
  4. Arrange alternate layers of apples and dough in a heavy-gauge pot, sprinkling each layer of apples generously with sugar to sweeten and cinnamon.
  5. Adjust the amount of sugar you use according to the tartness of the apples.
  6. Dot the top layer of pastry squares with butter.
  7. Pour in the boiling water and cover the pot.
  8. Cook over low heat for 25 to 30 minutes or until the apples are tender.
  9. Serve hot or cold with cream.
  10. Makes 6 servings.
Most Helpful

Shirl,I liked your apple potpie.I never have made a recipe like it,on top of the stove,an not in the oven.I did-however have to cook it longer for the dough to cook.I put cream on top as you said.Thanks.

out of here September 15, 2005