Monday, October 24, 2011

Brown bag apple Pie

Tried this at a summer get together. BIG hit!!!
          2     c all purpose flour
         1/4   c sugar
         1/8 tsp salt
           1     c butter cut into pieces
         1/3    c ice water
           5       Granny Smith apples
          1/2   c sugar
        11/2 tbs cornstarch
           1   tsp lemon juice
           1   tsp vanila extract
          1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
          1/8 tsp salt
          1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
        11/2 tbs cold butter

  Make the crust in a food processor. Combine flour,sugar,salt.Add the butter and pulse until pea sized pieces appear.  Add the water and pulse briefly.Transfer the crumbs to 2 pieces of parcment paper and form into 2 disks. Wrap the disks in plastic and refrigerate overnight.
  On a lightly dusted surface,roll out 1 disk to a circle 1/8 in thick. Keep rolling until circle is about 2 inches larger than the 9 in pan,line the pan with the dough.
  Filling. toss apples,sugar,cornstarch,lemon juice,vanila,cinnamon,salt and nutmeg together put into pie shell and dot with butter,roll out the other crust put it on and pinch dough together. Dont foget to cut a few vents in top dough.
  Slide the pie into the brown paper bag and seal tight,place on a cookie sheet.
  Heat oven to 375
   Bake for 1 Hour take out and remove {carefully} from bag place back on cookie sheet and bake another 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown...............

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