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Lucy's Original Autumn Pie

Lucy's Original Autumn Pie recipe


Makes 6 to 8 servings



2C. all purpose flour

1T. Sugar

1t. salt

1/2 C. ( 1 stick ) butter

1/2 C crisco butter flavored shortning

1/2 C ice water


Filling :

6 Med apples, sliced thin with skin on

1T. grated lemon peel

3/4 C . sugar

1t. groud cinnamon

1/8 t. nutmeg

1/4 C all purpose flour

1 12oz bag Craisins ( Ocean Spray brand sweetened dried Cranberries).


To make crust:

In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 forks, cut butter and shortening into flour mixture until it resembles small peas. add ice water, a little at a time, until crust comes together into a rough ball. Remove from bowl. Divide into 2 balls. Cover each with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 min


To prepare filling In large bowl mix together Flour, Lemon peel, Sugar, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Craisins . add apples and trun until apples are coated with mixture.


prepare oven:

Place oven to 450* F. Place oven rack in lowest setting.


Assemble pie:

Roll out 1 ball of dough into 13-inch circle 1/4 inch thick. Fit dough into 9 inch pie plate.

Trim leaving 1/2 inch of pastry around edges. Fill pie shell with Filling mixture. Roll out remaining ball of dough into 13 inch circle 1/4 inch thick. Lay top crust over filling. Trim and crimp edges. Using Fork, perforate dough in several places.


To bake:

Bake for 15 min . Reduce heat to 350*F. Bake for 30 to 40 Min, or until pasterey is golden. Serve warm or cold.


Opptional: using leftover dopugh cut out fall shapes such ass maple leaves and place on top crust before baking.

Enjoy !!

Lucy Mills


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Taken on October 4, 2006