Sunday, November 22, 2009

mary's brown bag apple pie...

just in time for Thanksgiving! kristin brought this recipe, from her mother-in-law mary, last month & it was oh, so delicious!!! i had heard of baking the pie in a paper bag but had never done it myself or tasted on that had been cooked that way. it was perfect! so if you haven't tried it & have wanted to, or not wanted to:) try it this week for Thanksgiving!

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  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 T cold milk
Pat all ingredients into a pie pan

Slice and put in crust:
  • 4 cups sliced apples (7-8)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 T flour
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened but not melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Sprinkle topping on and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Bake in a brown grocery bag (place on a cookie sheet to avoid spilling in oven!

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