Apple pie is a part of almost all American Traditions. It has, in a way, become a tradition itself. It is what brings families around the table for dessert after a good, Thanksgiving meal. It is the fragrant aroma that fills Grandma’s kitchen the night of Christmas Eve.
- 6 cups thinly sliced apples
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
- Prepare your pastry for a two crust pie. Wipe, quarter, core, peel, and slice apples; measure to 6 cups.
- Combine sugar and cinnamon. The amount of sugar used depends on how tart your apples are.
- Arrange apples in layers in pastry lined pie plate. Sprinkle each layer with sugar and cinnamon. Dot top layer with small pieces of butter or margarine. Cover with top crust.
- Place on lowest rack in oven preheated to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Bake for 10 minutes, then reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake for 30 to 35 minutes longer. Serve warm or cold.