American Pie Council

2013 Amateur Recipe

Mamie Jo's Apple Pie

Mamie Jo's Apple Pie
2103 APC Crisco National Pie Championships Amateur Division
2nd Place Apple
Jill Jones, Palm Bay, FL

Crust
2 cups flour
1/2 tbs sugar
1 egg
1/2 tbs vinegar
1 tsp salt
1 cup shortening
3 tbs ice water
Mix flour, sugar and salt, cut in shortening with a fork or pastry cutter until mix is crumbly. Add egg, venegar and water and mix until it comes together (may be slightly sticky). Scarp out of bowl onto a floured surfce, roll into a ball with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll out on floured surface.

Filling
1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp apple pie spice
1 tbs butter
2 tbs apple juice
3 tbs brown sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar
6-8 Gala apples
1 tsp corn starch
Peel and slice apples and pour juice over apples, set aside. In bowl, mix four, corn starch, brown sugar, apple pie spice, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Mix well, pour over apples and toss well. Pour into pie crust. Cube butter into small pieces and place on top of apples. Place top crust on pie and brush with milk and sugar. Vent pie. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes or until crust is nice and golden brown.