Holiday Apple Pie

Recipe by HeatherFeather
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Place bottom layer of pie pastry into a 9" pie plate and set aside.
  • Cut up butter into small pieces and set aside in a small dish at room temperature.
  • Combine apple slices with lemon juice, sugar, flour, apple pie seasoning, and salt, mixing gently to combine well, but without crushing the apple slices.
  • Pour filling into pie plate.
  • Sprinkle the butter pieces over the top evenly.
  • Top pie with top layer of the pie pastry, crimping and sealing edges decoratively.
  • Combine egg yolk and water and brush over entire surface of the pie with a pastry brush.
  • Cut a few slits in the top crust to allow venting of steam.
  • Set a foil lined cookie sheet on the bottom rack of your oven and set the pie on the center rack of your oven (the extra pan will help catch any drips).
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 425F.
  • Lower the oven temperature to 350 F and bake another 40-45 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is starting to bubble.
  • Let cool before slicing as this will be boiling hot when fresh from the oven (you may serve pie warm or cold).
  • NOTE: I check the pie about halfway through the baking process and if the crust edges are getting too brown, I set a pie ring on top; If you don't have a pie ring, you can make one using foil.
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