A holiday recipe for Apple Pie Americana

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Makes 8 servings


1 1/2 cups flour

½ cup vegetable oil

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2 tablespoons milk, very cold

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt


6 cups Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

3/4 cup sugar

3 tablespoons flour

¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg


½ cup flour

½ cup sugar

½ cup butter

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. For the crust: in a large bowl, mix together flour, oil, milk, sugar and salt until evenly blended. Pat mixture into a 9-inch pie pan, spreading dough evenly over bottom and up sides. Crimp edges of dough around perimeter of pan.

3. For filling: toss apples slices with sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread evenly in unbaked pie shell.

4. For topping: mix together flour, sugar and butter until evenly distributed and crumbly in texture. Sprinkle over apple filling.

5. Place pie on a baking sheet on middle rack of preheated oven; bake 45 minutes. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

From “Simply Classic,” The Junior League of Seattle

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