Cousin Jim's Amazing Apple Pie

Recipe by Mr-Mom
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
YIELD: 1 9" pie




  • PREPARE THE APPLES: Peel, Core, and slice apples thinly, and place in a large bowl.
  • Cover apples with sugars, flour, vanilla, and spices, and Mix well with apples; Set aside.
  • At this point, PREHEAT OVEN to 350°.
  • PREPARE THE DOUGH: Mix Salt, Flour, and Shortening in mixer- then add ice cold water.
  • Remove dough, divide in half, and roll out one half using flour to keep from sticking- Reserve the other half for top crust.
  • Line 9 inch pie pan with half dough; Allow 1/4 inch extra dough to stick out- you'll pinch it with the top crust later.
  • Put apple mixture into crust-lined pan.
  • Roll out top crust and cover apples.
  • FINISH THE PIE: Gently Pinch bottom and top crusts together, and Flute edges of dough (make it pretty).
  • Poke several fork holes in top crust, and Dot crust with butter and Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake at 350° for 65-70 minutes.
  • Allow to cool 20 minutes before serving plain or with vanilla bean ice cream, cool whip, or whipped cream; This also warms up great in the microwave.
  • And, by all means, ENJOY!