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This is my Mother's, Dorothy Hagerman, apple pie recipe.  It is so good! Check out more great Pie Recipes.

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Mom's Apple Pie Recipe:

Recipe Type: Pie, Apples, Fruit, Pie Pastry
Yields: 8 servings
Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 45 min


Pastry for 9-inch two crust pie
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
5 to 6 medium (2 pounds) green tart cooking apples*
2 tablespoons butter, 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.

Apple PieSpoon 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.


Additional Favorite Recipes Using Apples:

Apple Bake
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Apple Dumplings
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My mother used to make these for our family when I was young. My father loved these dumplings, and they were such a favorite for our family that we would make a whole meal of these dumplings.

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Orange Apple Crisp
Zesty Orange Pecan Apple Crisp
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