Apple Shortbread Pie

"A favorite among my family and friends. The apples go great with the shortbread crust. Very easy and delicious! Serve with whipped cream."
Apple Shortbread Pie Apple Shortbread Pie
Apple Shortbread Pie Apple Shortbread Pie
Apple Shortbread Pie Apple Shortbread Pie
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  • Serves
    8
  • Prep
    30 m
  • Cook
    35 m
  • Ready In
    1 h 5 m
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C.)
  • 2
    Sift four, 1/2 cup sugar and salt into a large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Fold in egg yolks (mixture will be crumbly). Remove 1/4 of mixture, and set aside. Press remainder onto bottom and sides an 8 inch tart shell or pie pan.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine apples, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Place apples into crust, and sprinkle reserved crumb mixture evenly over top.
  • 4
    Place pie on a baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking 20 minutes, or until top is golden brown and filling is bubbling.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chilled butter, diced
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 1/4 pounds Golden Delicious apple - peeled, cored and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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