-Combine flour, Equal Spoonful and salt in medium bowl; cut in butter with
pastry blender until mixture resembles course crumbs. Mix in water, 1
tablespoon at a time, stirring lightly with fork after each addition until
dough is formed. Wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.
Makes pastry for 9' pie
Mile High Apple Pie:
8 cups sliced, cored, peeled Granny Smith or other baking apples
(about 8 medium sized apples)
-Roll half the pastry on floured surface into circle 1" larger than
inverted 9" pie pan. Ease pastry into pan.
-Combine cornstarch, Equal Spoonful, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; sprinkle
over apples in large bowl and toss. Arrange apple mixture in pie crust.
-Roll remaining pastry into circle large enough to fit top of pie. Cut out
hearts from pastry with cookie cutters. Place remaining pastry on pie;
seal edges, trim and flute. Press heart cut-outs on pastry. Bake in
preheated 425° F oven until pastry is golden and apples are tender, 40 to
50 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Makes 8 serving