Dutch Apple Pie

 

Dutch Apple Pie

Embrace the apple season with this delicious, just like grandma used to make apple pie. Mmmm.. can you smell is sitting on the windowsill to cool???

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Slices

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 Refrigerated rolled pie crust or frozen pie shell

Filling

  • 8 Cups Apples (Combination of sweet and tart) cored, and sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice

Topping

  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted butter softened
  • 1 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 2/3 Cup Brown sugar packed
  • 1 Tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 Cup Rolled Oats

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Roll out pie crust over pie pan. (If you purchased a frozen shell, skip this step and use according to directions on package.) Ease crust into plate, pressing firmly against bottom and side and being careful not to stretch pastry to much.
  2. Trim overhanging edge of pastry 1 inch from rim of pie plate. Fold and roll pastry under, even with plate; flute with fingers or fork tongs as desired.
  3. In large bowl, toss filling ingredients. Mix until combined well.
  4. Pour into pie plate, mounding apples toward center.
  5. In medium bowl, use pastry blender or fingers to mix butter, 1 cup flour, brown sugar, oats, and vanilla until a crumb forms.
  6. Sprinkle evenly over top of pie. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon granulated sugar on top.
  7. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until pie crust and crumb topping are deep golden brown and filling begins to bubble. Transfer to cooling rack to cool.

Recipe Notes

Add a large scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for an A la mode or slices of sharp white cheddar cheese on the side for East Coast flare.

 

      

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