Brooke's Apple Pie
Pies & Pastries
peeled, cored, thinly sliced
cut into small chunks
Combine sugar, flour, spices and dash of salt in a large bowl or ziploc bag. Add the sliced apples and mix well. Pour all of apple mixture into pastry-filled 9" pie plate. Dot with butter chunks. Cover with top crust and flute edge to seal in juices. Cut slits in the top crust for steam to escape.
Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Bake for 50 minutes or until done.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut shortening into flour until well-mixed. Stir milk and salt into flour and Crisco mixture. Stir until well-blended. Divide into two equal balls; roll into two round of crust and reserve.