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Traditional Dutch Apple Pie
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Traditional Dutch Apple Pie

Traditional homemade Dutch Apple Pie recipe.
Servings 6
Calories 1055kcal

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 tbsp cold Water
  • 2 tsp White Vinegar
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 3 lbs Granny Smith Apples about 6 medium
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • Streusel:
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Uncooked Oats not instant
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp cold Butter cut into small pieces

Instructions

  • Work shortening into flour with a pastry cutter until texture resembles meal.
  • Beat egg and add to mixture.
  • Add cold water and vinegar and stir until just incorporated.
  • Place in a zippered bag.
  • Flatten to about 1/2" with a rolling pin.
  • Freeze for at least 20 minutes.
  • Combine dry streusel ingredients in a large bowl and whisk together.
  • Add cold butter and work with a pastry cutter until dry mixture is fully incorporated.
  • Crumble so pieces are no larger than pea sized.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • Roll out pie crust on a floured surface and place in pie pan.
  • Preheat the oven to 425.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil to catch any spillover during baking and place in bottom third of oven.
  • In a large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, flour and spices and mix well.
  • Core, peel and slice apples into 1/4" or less slices.
  • Add apples and vinegar to bowl and toss to coat.
  • Put apples in crust and dot top with pieces of butter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top pie with streusel mixture.
  • Reduce temperature to 375 return pie to oven to cook for about 50 minutes more (when crust is golden and filling is bubbling).
  • If streusel begins to get too brown, cover top loosely with aluminum foil.
  • Allow to cool before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 1055kcal | Carbohydrates: 150g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 339mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 93g | Vitamin A: 576IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg