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Nov 20, 2007 05:39 PM

Your favorite Apple Pie

Although Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for Pumpkin and Pecan pies.. my family requested an Apple Pie! Do any of you have any suggestions for a great Apple Pie recipe? I plan on making it tomorrow or early Thursday! Thank you, and have a great Thanksgiving :) Remember.. chew 12 times before swallowing..

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  1. I've made this twice in the past month, to great reviews:

    1. Candy has a great apple pie recipe and crust, if she feels like posting it.

      1. My Grandma would make a regular apple pie and then drizzle a good vanilla over the top before putting on the top crust. It really makes it stand out from other apple pies.
        Good Luck!

        1. I love this pie. It is extremely rich and a bit sweet, but just wonderful. The crumble top adds a great taste and texture to it (you get both a pie and a crisp all in one). My Step-dad will not let me in the door at holiday time unless I have one of these in hand.


          5 tart apples, peeled and sliced (I prefer Granny Smith)
          1 cup golden raisins
          2 T minced candied ginger
          1 cup sour cream
          brown sugar
          1/3 cup granulated sugar
          2 t. cinnamon
          1 egg, beaten
          1 t. vanilla
          1/3 cup butter
          3 T. toasted chopped walnuts
          1 unbaked pie crust

          - toss apples, raises and ginger together. Arrange in pie crust
          - combine sour cream, 1/3 cup brown sugar, white sugar, 3 T. flour, cinnamon, egg and vanilla
          - pour mixture over apples
          - bake at 400 for 25 minutes
          - combine butter, 1/2 cup flour, 3/4 cup packed brown sugar and walnuts
          - cover top of pie with this mixture
          - reduce oven to 350 and bake 45-55 minutes

          1. The Cook's Illustrated Family Cookbook has a fantastic apple pie recipe. I make it all the time and my husband insists that it be made every Thanksgiving . . . I'm making that and their pumpkin and pecan pies too (also very very solid) this afternoon, in fact.