Home for the Holidays: Jim's Family Apple Pie Recipe

Published: Dec. 21, 2018 at 10:29 AM EST
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JIM HOWARD: Mom's Apple Pie Recipe


8-10 McIntosh apples

3/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon flour

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon lemon.

(Jim's says his Mom would make her own crust, but Jim uses the Pillsbury pre-made pie crust, just as yummy!)


- Mix dry ingredients. Add lemon and mix again.

- Peel and slice apples according to desired size.

- Lay bottom crust in pie dish.

- Add apples and premixed ingredients intermittently.

- Once full, place 4-6 dots of butter on top of apples.

- Lay top crust over apples and flute edges. Cut 4-6 slices in crust

and brush crust with milk.

- Bake at 425 degrees for 40 minutes.

- Place a ring of tin foil around outer edge of crust halfway through