Mile High Apple Pie
Course : Pies
Serves: 8


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
     1/4  cup           all-purpose flour
   2      tablespoons   Equal Spoonful (1 tsp Equal spoonful tsp.
     1/4  teaspoon      salt
   4      tablespoons   cold butter -- cut into pieces
     1/2  tablespoon    ice water
                        Mile High Apple Pie:
   3      tablespoons   cornstarch
   1      cup           Equal Spoonful
     3/4  teaspoon      ground cinnamon
     1/4  teaspoon      ground nutmeg
     1/4  teaspoon      salt
   8      cups          sliced -- cored, peeled
                        Granny Smith or other baking apples
                        -- (about 8 medium apples)


-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