Grandma's Applesauce Pie

Recipe by Fauve
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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • pastry for double-crust pie (your favorite recipe, or commercially prepared pie dough)
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 14
    teaspoon mace
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare pastry for 2 crust pie shell, using your favorite recipe for pie shells.
  • Roll out 2 balls of dough until they measure large enough to fit your pie pan.
  • Line bottom of 8" pie pan with one of the rolled out pastry pieces.
  • Set the other rolled-out dough aside for a bit.
  • Bake the shell for 10 to 15 minutes at 375 degrees; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine beaten eggs, applesauce, sugar and seasonings.
  • Pour mixture into 8" prepared pie shell.
  • Add top pastry to pie and seal edges.
  • With tines of a fork, prick holes on top of pie shell to vent.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes, then turn oven down to 350 degrees and continue baking 30 more minutes.
  • Note: If you like a more custard-y pie, try adding 1/2 to 1 cup of milk to the above ingredients before pouring into the pieshell (use a 9" shell in this case).
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