Crumbly Apple Pie

Recipe by MMers
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • To prepare crust, in a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut shortening into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with a fork, until a dough forms.
  • Shape into a disc, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Place oven rack in lowest position.
  • Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  • On a floured surface, roll dough into a 12 inch circle.
  • Fit into a 9 inch pie pan, Trim excess dough, leaving a 1 inch overhang.
  • Make a decorative edge.
  • To prepare filling, mix together all ingredients.
  • Spoon into crust.
  • To prepare topping, in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour and nutmeg.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut butter into brown sugar mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle evenly over apples.
  • Bake pie until topping is lightly browned and filling is bubbly, approximately 35 minutes.
  • If pie is getting too brown, cover loosely with tin foil.