This is my Mother's, Dorothy Hagerman, apple pie recipe. It is so good! Check out more great
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Old-Fashioned 4th of July Picnic menu which includes our family's favorite Grandma Hagerman's Apple Pie.
Mom's Apple Pie Recipe:
Yields: 8 servings
Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 45 min
Pastry for 9-inch two crust pie
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
5 to 6 medium (2 pounds) green tart cooking
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup granulated
, cut into small pieces
1 to 2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
* Choose cooking apples on the tart side, such as Granny Smith, Jonagold, or Macintosh apples.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare pie pastry.
In a large bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; set aside.
Peel, core, and slice apples approximately 1/4-inch thick. Toss apple slices in sugar mixture until well coated.
Spoon apple filling into pastry-lined pie plate and dot with butter.
Cover with remaining pastry and flute. Cut slits in pastry so stream can escape. Brush milk over top and then sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar onto top of pie crust.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until the
internal temperature registers approximately 175 degrees F. on your
cooking thermometer and the crust is golden brown and apples are tender.
Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack before cutting and serving.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 8 servings.
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