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What’s better than a warm slice of apple pie on a chilly day? Not much. Here are two mouth-watering apple pie recipes you simply have to try.

Best Apple Pie Recipe

Get ready to indulge in the best apple pie recipe you’ve ever tasted. This recipe is so simple and delicious, you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with complicated recipes in the past.

Best apple pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 pie crusts
  • 8 cups peeled and sliced apples
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place one pie crust in the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish, and trim the edges.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the sliced apples, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared crust, and dot the top with butter.
  5. Place the second pie crust on top of the apples, and crimp the edges together to seal.
  6. Make a few small slits in the top of the pie crust to allow steam to escape.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.

Emeril’s Deep Dish Apple Pie

If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try something a little different, this deep dish apple pie is the perfect choice. A little more complicated than the first recipe, but definitely worth the effort.

Emeril's Deep Dish Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • For the crust:
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
    • 1/2 cup cold vegetable shortening, cut into small pieces
    • 1/4 cup ice water
  • For the filling:
    • 8 cups thinly sliced peeled Granny Smith apples
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Instructions:

  1. Make the crust: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, and sugar until combined.
  2. Add the butter and shortening and cut in using a pastry blender or your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Drizzle in the ice water, a tablespoon at a time, stirring with a fork until the dough comes together in clumps.
  4. Divide the dough into two disks and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  6. Roll one disk of dough on a floured surface to fit the bottom and sides of a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Trim the edges.
  7. In a large bowl, toss the apples with lemon juice.
  8. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour, and salt. Pour over the apples and stir to combine.
  9. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared crust.
  10. Roll out the second disk of dough on a floured surface and cut into 1-inch strips.
  11. Weave the strips over the top of the pie to create a lattice crust. Trim the edges and crimp to seal.
  12. Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.

Both of these apple pie recipes are sure to impress your friends and family. Which one will you try first?

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