Michigan Apple Recipes

Yankee Spy Apple Pie - 3rd Place 2010 Apple Pie Contest

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From the kitchen of Dan Beck of Flint, Michigan

3rd Place in 2010 Michigan’s Best Apple Pie Contest


1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour
½ cup cold water


6 large Michigan Apples
1 cup Pioneer sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

For crust, cut shortening, flour and salt into small particles.  Sprinkle in water, tossing with a fork until moistened.  Roll half of dough to size of bottom crust.

For filling, combine ingredients and add to pie shell.  Cover with top crust and crimp edges.  Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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