American Pie Council


                                  Recipe for "GRANNY MAE'S SWEET&SOUR APPLE PIE"

Ingredients: Flour, sweet butter, milk or water,
Crisco, salt, Granny Smith green apples, cinnamon, brown and white sugar, 3 lemons

Using 8-10 green apples, peel & core them.  Slice the apples into a bowl of water with the juice of 3 lemons and a tlb. of salt.  Let the slices soak while preparing crust.
3 cups flour
Pinch of salt
1cup Crisco
In a bowl
Using a pastry blender until bowl looks full of white peas
Take 3 Tlbs of cold water or milk and sprinkle over flour mixture
Using a Fork, stir mixture into a ball
Divide ball into 2 balls, one a bit larger(bottom crust)
Using Crisco, grease 9" pie plate,
Roll out on a floured board the larger crust ball. Place 2 small pats of sweet butter on top of rolled out dough
Place butter side up into greased pie plate

Drain the lemon water from bowl of sliced apples, add 
1cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 Tbl. Cinnamon
1 Tbl. Of flour
Pinch of salt

Using large spoon, blend all ingredients
Pour into pie plate on top of pads of sweet butter

Roll out smaller ball crust
Take water or milk and coat bottom crust on top of lid of pie plate
(Seals in the apple juices)
Lay top crust over sliced apples
Seal bottom and top crusts
Trim edges and crimp crust edges 
Make slits in top crust
Sprinkle or spread drops of milk on top of crust
Sprinkle brown sugar on top of drops of milk
Cut and place small bits of butter on top of pie randomly

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