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Crumbly Apple Pie Recipe

Description: This is a traditional apple pie recipe with a twist. It has a buttery  brown sugar topping. Try it... We know you'll like it!

Crust Ingredients:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chilled, solid vegetable shortening
  • 1/4 cup ice water

Filling Ingredients:

  • 7 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Topping Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup chilled butter or margarine, cut into small pieces

How to Make Cinnamon Apple Fritters:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Prepare crust. In a medium bowl, mix together flour and salt.
  3. Cut shortening into flour mixture until coarse and crumbly.
  4. Add water, a little at a time, tossing with a fork until dough forms.
  5. Shape into a disk, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  6. Use a floured rolling pin on a floured surface, to roll out dough into a 12" circle.
  7. Fit dough onto a 9" pie plate.
  8. Trim dough, keeping a 1/2" overhang.
  9. Use fork to make a decorative edge.
  10. Prepare filling. Mix together all ingredients..
  11. Spoon filling into crust.
  12. Prepare Topping. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour and nutmeg.
  13. Cut butter or margarine into mixture until coarse and crumbly.
  14. Sprinkle topping over apples.
  15. Bake in oven for approximately 35 minutes, until topping is lightly brown and apples mixture is bubbly.

Recipe Tip: If pie topping is browning too quickly, cover lightly with aluminum foil.

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