A recipe for any season – Apple Pie

Apple Pie

¾  cup sugar

¼ cup flour

3/4  -1 tsp cinnamon

Dash of salt

6 cups pealed and pared apples (about 6-8 medium)

2 Tbsp butter

Mix dry ingredients together in small bowl, slice apples into large bowl and mix sugar/cinnamon over apples. Put into pie shell, dot with the butter, add second crust, pinch with fork after sealing the edges (sprinkle sugar & cinnamon over top crust). Bake at 350 degrees  50-60 minutes.


Crust for 2 crust pie

2 cups flour

½ tsp salt

1/3 cup lard and  1/3 cup Crisco = 2/3 c Crisco total if using alternatively

2 tsp white vinegar

4 Tablespoon water

Cut shortening into flour and salt mixture until crumbly and size of peas. Combine water and vinegar, sprinkle over flour mixture 1 tablespoon at a time until all flour is moistened and dough leaves sides of the bowl – Makes 2 pie shells or 1-2 crust pie.

Submitted by: Marilyn Brekke, Villard, MN