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If you’re looking for a tasty dessert, why not try making an apple pie? It’s a classic dessert that everyone loves. Here are two apple pie recipes that are sure to impress your family and friends.

Best Apple Pie Recipe

This recipe is simple and delicious. You don’t need a lot of ingredients to make a great apple pie.

Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 pie crust
  • 6 cups sliced apples (Granny Smith or Honeycrisp work well)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the sliced apples, white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice.
  3. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared pie crust.
  4. Dot the top of the apple mixture with butter.
  5. Bake the pie for 45-50 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.

Good Housekeeping Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

This Dutch apple pie recipe from Good Housekeeping is a family favorite. It’s a little more involved than the previous recipe, but it’s worth it for the extra flavor and texture.

Dutch Apple Pie

Ingredients:

Pie crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 5-7 tbsp cold water

Apple filling:

  • 6 cups sliced apples (Granny Smith or Honeycrisp work well)
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
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Crumb topping:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter

Instructions:

Pie crust:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
  2. Gradually add the cold water, a tablespoon at a time, until the dough is moist and holds together.
  3. Divide the dough in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Apple filling:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the sliced apples, white sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice.
  3. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared pie crust.

Crumb topping:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, white sugar, and cinnamon.
  2. Cut in the unsalted butter with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the apple filling.

Baking:

  1. Bake the pie for 50-60 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  2. Cool the pie on a wire rack.

Enjoy your homemade apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, or a dollop of whipped cream. It’s the perfect dessert for any occasion.

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