Fun Apple Pie – just like Grandma’s

Fun Apple PieJust like Grandma used to make

Birthday pie for my wonderful husband

Birthday pie for my grateful hubby


Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Peel, core and thinly slice 12-13 fresh Macintosh apples
Sprinkle 3 Tablespoons lemon juice over the apples
Combine and toss with the apples:

  • 4 Tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg
  • dash of allspice

In a food processor or with a hand mixer combine the following until crumbly:

Add to machine or by hand if using mixer:

  • 7 Tablespoons ice water (this amount varies depending on humidity)
  • Gradually form a ball

Divide in half and roll out top and bottom crust separately
Line a 9” pie plate with the bottom crust and pour the apple mixture in
Add 3 Tablespoons of butter on top of apples in slender slices
Put the pie top on and roll the bottom crust over the top
Make a design of choice for venting.  You can use cookie cutters for this, be careful not to remove any crust.

Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes (this time varies per oven)
Cool and serve with ice cream or whipped cream

Serves 8