Thursday, January 28, 2010

Apple Pie

I mentioned earlier that I've compiled a list of about 15 recipes from some old Cooking Light magazines that my sister gave me. I've made a few of those recipes already with a lot of success but last weekend I was craving apple pie--and not the light version either. With both brown sugar and white sugar, flour and butter, this was nowhere near "light". But it's so good. And with ice cream? So very good.

Disclaimers: 1)My skillet is only 8 inches across which is only big enough for 3 apples. 2)There's no bottom crust so it's not really going to hold it's shape. 3)I'm fully aware that the picture above may not look appetizing so some but trust me, it is!

Apple Pie

Filling:
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored, cut into quarters THEN cut the quarters into quarters
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 TBS flour
1/8 tsp salt

Crust:
1/2 cup sifted flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter

Combine all ingredients for the filling and pour into a greased skillet or baking dish. Blend all ingredients for the crust together with a pastry blender and sprinkle over apple pie filling. Bake at 350 degrees until the crust is brown--about an hour.

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11 comments:

  1. I think that picture looks quite appetizing!

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  2. Oh boy I was trying to be good but that apple pie might just send me off to the bakery thismorning

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  3. that looks yummy. maybe I need a smaller cast iron pan for that pie that way I don't have to share!

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  4. I think it looks great! I love anything with cooked apples

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  5. The mostly eaten pie says it all, delish! I need to buy Cooking Light magazine the next time I go to WM. Funny, I didn't realize they had good recipes in there! haha

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  6. Mmmm sounds so yummy and the picture is helping! I just need some nutmeg and apples to make this! This weekend for sure.

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  7. umm, that pie looks AMAZ-ing!!!! (& apple isn't my fav, but yum!!) thank you for sharing this, I might just have to try it! LA

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  8. Looks homemade and delicious! And I mean that in the best way possible :)

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  9. I think it looks delicious. Fruit pies are the best.

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