Sweet Cider Apple Pie 


Crisco Pie Crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • egg
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ice water


  • 3 cups sweet apple cider
  • 4 to 5 Granny Smith Apples
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cups  sugar
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

Temperature: 375 ° F


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Crisco Pie Crust:
cut shorting into the flour
Mix all the dry ingredients together, and then cut in the Crisco.

Beat together:
1 whole egg
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup ice water
Add to the flour mixture. Mix only until all the flour is moistened.
Roll out and line pie dish.

Reduce the apple cider down to about 1/2 cup.Add the peeled and sliced apples and cook until the apples are about 1/2 done.
Combine the remaining ingredients and add to the apple. Pour into a pastry lined pie dish, add top crust, brush with warm milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375* to 400* for about an hour. Or until crust is a golden brown.