When I came across these recipes, I just had to try them. Both look easy to make and sounded very yummy. Plus, they both have 5 star reviews on allrecipes.com! So the verdict?… DELICIOUS! Both these recipes are replacing my own pie crust and apple pie recipes. A really good option to add to the apple pie is to drizzle with homemade caramel, YUM! So please leave me a comment and let me know what you think or better yet, if you have tried these recipes from allrecipes.com.
Ruths Grandmas Pie Crust –
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups shortening
3 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup water
In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, shortening, sugar, and salt. Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.
In a small bowl, mix egg with water. Blend into flour mixture. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
Apple Pie by Grandma Ople –
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
1/2 cup unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer.
Place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run off.
Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F. Continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes, until apples are soft.