Classic American Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make crust:
  • combine flour, sugar, salt, lemon peel in large bowl.
  • mix butter with your hands until consisstency of coarse crumbs.
  • stir in 2 tbs cold water with rubber spatula. pat into ball--add water until ball holds together.
  • divide dough into two balls, one slightly larger.
  • wrap in wax paper and refrigerate about 1hr.
  • roll larger ball between two sheets of wax paper until 1/4 in thick.
  • fit dough into 9in glass pie plate. refrigerate.
  • roll second ball between two sheets of waxed paper into a 12in round.
  • Position rack on lower third of oven and preheat to 425.
  • Make filling:
  • In large bowl, add apples, sugars, flour, lemon juice, cinnamon and salt. mix well.
  • let stand for 15min, stirring often.
  • pour apple mixture into bottom crust.
  • dot top with very small pieces of butter.
  • brush overhanging edge of bottom crust with cold water.
  • cover with top crust and seal edges.
  • trim ends and flute edge.
  • cut steam vents in top crust.
  • place pie on cookie sheet and bake 30 minutes.
  • reduce temperature to 350 and bake until juices begin to bubble through steam vents 30-40 minutes more.
  • let cool at least 1 hr.
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