"My daughter used this recipe to submit a pie in the baked goods department of our local county fair. She not only received a blue ribbon for this pie she also won the all around grand champion at the fair." — Sharon Anderson
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Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced
1 1/2 teaspoons
I just made this pie and it came out great I do suggest using 2 tablespoons of flour to thicken the filing. It really tastes yummy!
A good pie, but a little flat tasting, I thought. Got compliments, but I would have liked it better with some ice cream, I think. The crust was easy to make, but not as flaky as your typical shortening-based crust. A nice basic apple pie though.
This pie is WONDERFUL! The crust, in particular, was a dream come true! I have
tried so many recipes for crust and my Irish mother would always tell me, "Butter, flour, salt and
water is all you need," but I wouldn't listen. Mom knows best! The filling is great, too as
it doesn't have too much spice to it (some apple pie recipes are drowned in cinnamon
and nutmeg and you can't taste the apples). Since I go to the orchard to pick mine,
I want to be able to taste them (that's the only thing I do differently with this recipe--
I don't use Granny Smith). Thanks so much for submitting this!
Loved the taste of the filling in this pie. It is a keeper!
did not like this at all the crust was hard and there was a lot of air between the apples and the top crust the apples were very good although there was a lot of juice and i even added a little flour like some people said would not recommend
I did not make the crust recipe because I had a recipe for a crust that tasted like a sugar cookie but I did use the recipe for the filling and it turned out kind of runny. I would use a little more flour (like another tablespoon). But other than that it was a great pie
The crust on this recipe was not very good, it was very hard, husband and kids wouldn't eat that part of the pie,just the filling which was great, not too sweet and just right. I'd much rather just go buy a ready-made crust and then do just the filling part of this recipe. Not a winner here!
Thank you so much for posting this! I was flitting through the net trying to find something like my mother's recipe and this is exactly it. Even though "mom" always made the best because it is what we grew up with, it really is the perfect pure apple pie recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
The Big Apple Pie
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 414
** Calories from Fat: 134
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