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American Apple Pie

Celebrate July 4th with a Golden Delicious Apple Pie.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Julia Ann




  • Combine flour, cold butter and cold shortening in large bowl.
  • Use mixer to blend to corn meal texture.
  • Add water by tablespoons just until dough begins to stick together.
  • Gather into a large ball.
  • Divide into two, flatten and wrap in plastic wrap to refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Roll out between wax paper or generously floured board.
  • Line the bottom of 9-inch pie plate.
  • Roll out second ball of dough for the top crust.
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  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Slice apples into lemon juice, stir to coat. (Prevents apples from browning.)
  • Mix sugars, tapioca and spices in large bowl.
  • Drain apples.
  • Pour apples into sugar mixture, blend to coat apples with sugar mixture.
  • Pour filling in prepared pie plate.
  • Dot top with butter,
  • Cover with second pie crust.
  • Make small holes to allow steam escape while baking.
  • Bake 15 minutes at 425 F.
  • Reduce heat to 350 F, bake 35 to 45 minutes more.
  • Cover with aluminum foil if top browns too fast.


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