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Mile-High Apple Pie with Brown Sugar Streusel


Ingredients

Filling:

3 pounds Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced

3 pounds Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced

¾ cup white sugar

¾ cup white sugar

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon salt

Crust:

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

½ cup shortening

½ cup shortening

1 tablespoon shortening

1 tablespoon shortening

¾ teaspoon salt

¾ teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons ice water

3 tablespoons ice water

Streusel Topping:

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup unsalted butter, cubed

½ cup unsalted butter, cubed

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

Prepare filling: toss apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl; set aside.

Prepare filling: toss apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl; set aside.

Prepare crust: put flour, 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening, and salt in a bowl. Work it with a pastry blender until shortening is the size of small peas. Add ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, working it in with the pastry blender.

Prepare crust: put flour, 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening, and salt in a bowl. Work it with a pastry blender until shortening is the size of small peas. Add ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, working it in with the pastry blender.

Gather up the dough and form it into a flat disc. Turn it out onto a lightly floured board and roll it into a 12-inch circle. Transfer to a 9-inch pie pan and flute the edges. Spoon the apple filling into the crust.

Gather up the dough and form it into a flat disc. Turn it out onto a lightly floured board and roll it into a 12-inch circle. Transfer to a 9-inch pie pan and flute the edges. Spoon the apple filling into the crust.

Prepare topping: gather flour, brown sugar, and butter in a bowl. Work with a pastry blender until butter is the size of large peas. Sprinkle topping generously on top of the pie.

Prepare topping: gather flour, brown sugar, and butter in a bowl. Work with a pastry blender until butter is the size of large peas. Sprinkle topping generously on top of the pie.

Place the pie on top of a foil-covered cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake until topping is golden and filling is bubbly, about 45 minutes more.

Place the pie on top of a foil-covered cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake until topping is golden and filling is bubbly, about 45 minutes more.

Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool before serving, about 30 minutes.

Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool before serving, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* 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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