Paper-Wrapped Apple Pie II

Paper-Wrapped Apple Pie II

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"My grandmother used to make this pie when we had Christmas at her house. She used a paper bag to cover the pie, but in the updated version we use parchment paper. It is a very old recipe. Enjoy!"
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1 h 30 m servings 540 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 540 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 77g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F(220 degrees C).
  2. Place apple chunks in a large bowl. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and nutmeg. Sprinkle over apples and toss to coat well. Spoon into pastry shell. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  3. For the topping: Combine 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup flour. Cut in butter. Sprinkle over apples to cover top. Take two 15 inch pieces of parchment paper and enclose pie; fold edges up 3 times. Place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven, split parchment open and cool pie on wire rack. DO NOT open parchment covering while baking! Cool for 10 minutes before serving hot.



Great apple pie if you don't especially care for a lot of pastry crust; this one has a tasty crumble topping instead. After fumbling with the parchment paper method unsuccessfully (I didn't th...

Absolutly amazing! This recipie is great even with a store bought crust! terrific balance beteween sweet and savory!

I never ever made a pie before trying this recipe. Now I'm the designated pie girl always having to bake my butt off because they LOVE this pie. I can't thank you enough for posting this. It's t...

I used this for my very first try at pie making. My husband being gluten free,I substituted a GF ready made pie shell and some GF all purpose flour.Because I have diabetes I substituted agave sy...

You can't go wrong with recipe. It turned out great and the parchment papers saves on oven mess.

This was my first apple pie and it came out exactly the way it should have. Everyone in the family enjoyed it. I even added 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon for my special tastes.

Instead of using parchment paper, I put the pie in a brown grocery bag. I sprinkled a bit of water on the top of the bag and baked as directed. Much less fuss!

I didn't have a paper bag so I used a turkey oven roasting bag worked great delish!

This pie is wonderful. I had trouble getting the parchment paper to stay folder so put pie dish into another dish and it worked fine. Husband really liked this also. Just as good cold/room te...

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