Apple Shortbread Pie

Total Time
20 mins
35 mins

Apple pie that is a bit different from the traditional pie. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (August 1986)

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  1. Preheat oven to 400-degrees F.
  2. In a food processor blend flour, sugar and salt. Add butter through food tube using on/off turns until coarse meal forms. Drizzle egg yolks over dough and mix until dough forms using on/off turns. DO NOT FORM INTO A BALL.
  3. Pat 3/4 of the dough into a 8-inch round tart pan (with removable bottom) or an 8-inch round cake pan. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl mix apple slices with sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Turn apple mixture into crust.
  6. Crumble remaining crust mixture over apples.
  7. Place pie on baking sheet in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Reduce heat to 350-degrees F and bake another 20 minutes or until top is light brown and filling is bubbly.
  9. Cool at least 30 minutes before serving.