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                         HOOSIER HARVEST APPLE PIE
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            All-purpose flour
    2       ts           Granulated sugar
    1       t            Salt
      3/4   c            Butter flavor shortening
      1/4   c            Cold water
    1       ea           Small egg,lightly beaten
    1 1/2   ts           Apple cider vinegar
    1       x            Sugar and cinnamon
      1/3   c            Firmly packed brown sugar
      1/3   c            Granulated sugar
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
    1       tb           Butter flavor shortening
    6       c            Peeled,sliced tart baking ap
    1       x            (about 2 pounds)
    3       tb           Fresh apple cider
    1       x            Milk
    1       x            Granulated sugar
      Heat oven to 375 degrees.For crust: Combine
   flour,granulated sugar and salt in a bowl.Cut in
   butter flavor shortening,using a pastry blender or 2
   knives until all flour is blended in to form pea size
   chunks.Combine water,egg and vinegar.Pour into flour
   mixture.Mix lightly with a fork until dough form a
   ball.Divide dough in half.press between hands to form
   two 5 to 6 pancakes. Wrap in plastic or aluminum
      Flour rolling surface and pin lightly.Roll dough
   for bottom crust into a circle.Trim 1 larger than
   upside down 9 pie plate. Loosen dough carefully.Fold
   into quarters.Unfold.Press into pie plate.Trim edge
   even with pie plate.
      For Filling: Combine brown sugar,granulated
   sugar,flour and cinnamon.Cut in butter flavor
   shortening with a fork until crumbs form.Toss apples
   with crumb mixture.Pour into unbaked pie shell.
    Sprinkle cider over filling.
      Roll top crust same as bottom.Use a cookie cutter
   to make a cut out in the center.Remove cut
   out.Sprinkle lightly with sugar and cinnamon.Bake
   separately.Place on top of pie halfway through the
   baking time.Moisten edge of bottom crust.Lift top
   crust onto the filled pie.Press edges together.Cut
   even with the edge of pie plate.Use tiny apple cutter
   to make vents in top crust for escape of steam.Use
   cutter to make additional tiny apple cut outs from
   extra pastry.Brush rim with water.Press apple cut outs
   gently in place all around edges.
      For Glaze: Brush top with milk.Sprinkle with the
   granulated sugar.Bake @ 375 degrees for 30 to 40
   minutes.Cover edge of pie with foil the last 10
   minutes,if necessary to prevent over browning.Cool
   until barely warm or to room temperature before
   serving.Makes one 9 pie.
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