Debbie and Kelly’s Best Apple Pie in the World

Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca or corn starch
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 cups thinly sliced, pared, tart, cooking apples
  • 6 tablespoons Torchbearer Sauces Mango-Papaya Sauce
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons real butter
  • 1/4 stick of soft Butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 easy pastry shells

Easy Pastry Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups shortening
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F
  2. Combine Mango-Papaya Sauce, sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt; mix well
  3. Add the apples; toss lightly
  4. Turn into pastry-lined Pie plate mounding in the center
  5. Dot with 1 and 1/2 tablespoon of butter.  Top with crust
  6. Place 1 inch strips of foil on oie crust edge to prevent burning
  7. Spread the soft butter on crust, then make slits to vent
  8. Pour the milk around the top to coat the entire area, then sprinkle the sugar to match
  9. Bake 40-50 min. at 425 F

Directions for the Easy Pastry

  1. Combine flour, sugar and salt together
  2. Cut shortening into flour mixture and stir in water, egg, and vinegar.
  3. Separate into 4 balls and chill.
  4. Roll 2 balls out for each pie you want to make.

Suggestions:

You can also use a store bought pie shell for your apple pie.  Enjoy with ice cream or topped with additional Mango-Papaya Sauce.  Also try a variety of sweet and tart apples to make the filling