CRUST (Makes about 5 crusts)
6 cups flour
3 tsp. salt
3 cups shortening (butter flavored tastes best)
1 egg
3 Tbsp. vinegar

Combine flour, salt, and shortening.  Set aside. Beat egg. Add vinegar. Add enough water to make 1½ cups. Mix together.


6-8 Granny Smith or “Pippin” apples
2/3-3/4 cup sugar (depends on tartness of apples)
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
2½ Tbsp. flour

Peel and thinly slice apples and layer into prepared pie crust.  Combine sugar, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and flour.  Sprinkle spices and sugar on top of the apples and alternate layers with the apples until gone-ending with spices.


1/3 cup soft butter
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar

Combine. Top pie with crumb topping.  Bake pie in HOT 450º oven for 15 minutes. Then, lower the temperature to 350º and bake for 50-55 minutes.  Cool on rack.

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